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This Rural Mission

Dec 27, 2017

This week we are staying in Clare, Michigan to discuss how people living in rural communities access food. Food insecurity is 5% higher in rural communities across the country and rural Michigan is no exception. We speak to experts who are trying to make a difference and alleviate this disparity. Kara Lynch is a...

Dec 13, 2017

This week we travel to Clare, Michigan to learn about the trials and successes of public transportation in Rural Michigan. **Please excuse the audio quality, it was the first episode ever produced for this podcast!** We get a chance to speak with Leadership in the Clare community to learn what really matters in Clare...

Nov 29, 2017

While many rural communities are home to predomenantly male leaders, there are pleanty of professional women making an impact in rural healthcare systems, industries, and organizations. Today we speak to a few of these women who are chaning the face of rural leadership and promoting equity within their communites. 



Nov 15, 2017

The outcome of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election was influenced by the rural vote. Host/Producer Julia Terhune talks to Michigan State University and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine students and faculty to see how perceptions of rural America have changed since the outcome of the election.