September 3-5, 2014 | Greensboro, NC
JOIN RURAL PRACTITIONERS AND LEADERS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST FOR 3 DAYS OF DIALOGUE, WORKSHOPS + EXPLORATION
OF HOW PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN THE CREATIVE ARTS AND AGRICULTURE ARE PRODUCING INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WELL-BEING IN RURAL COMMUNITIES.
ART-FORCE AND THE NATIONAL RURAL ASSEMBLY ARE HOSTING A CONVENING OF RURAL PRACTITIONERS AND LEADERS, ARTISANS AND ARTISTS, ENTREPRENEURS AND PHILANTHROPISTS, POLICY MAKERS AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR THREE DAYS OF DIALOGUE, WORKSHOPS, AND EXPLORATION OF HOW PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN THE CREATIVE ARTS AND AGRICULTURE CAN PRODUCE INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR ECONOMIC REDEVELOPMENT AND WELL-BEING IN RURAL AND ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES. The conference responds to the need for creative solutions to distressed economies whether in small rural towns, impoverished neighborhoods, or communities without resources and infrastructure.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Artists-artisans-designers, rural leaders and advocates, elected and agency representatives, CSAs and CDCs, food producers and distributors, policy researchers and scholars, entrepreneurs and small business owners who seek creative approaches to ensuring greater quality of life within their communities.
More info: http://ruralassembly.org/cross-currents/