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AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL

Connecting policymakers to food producers

 

DO YOU WANT TO TELL YOUR STORY?

America, the Beautiful is a geographic storytelling project documenting the state of America’s farm country. The project aims to capture what is on just a few farmers’ minds at this precarious moment in history, full of political, environmental, and economic change.

America, the Beautiful will present readers with a map of nine regions of the United States. In each region, readers can click on participating farms to view photos of the land and excerpts from interviews with landowners, as well as quick facts about agriculture in that region. 

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WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT BE ASKED?

THE MAP SO FAR

UPDATED MAP COMING SOON!

We are very pleased to have received grant funding through Ohio Wesleyan University's Theory-to-Practice Program. As you read this, we are on the road conducting interviews. Stay tuned for written updates and scroll below to follow our travel Instagram.

 
 
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FILL IN THE MAP

Courtesy of USDA Economic Research Service

 
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THE PHOTOGRAPHER

Andrew Dundas is a photojournalist and storyteller who will also be present at the interview. Ideally, he will shadow participants on their farms for the better part of the day, to capture visually the story you want to tell about your farm, and to make the map beautiful and engaging. You can see some of his work at andrewdundas.com

 

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

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