Truly Living Well

Combating horticultural illiteracy through a network of urban farms in Atlanta, GA

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

If food is our most sacred offering to our bodies, how have we become so disconnected from our most familiar source of life-giving energy? At the Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture in Atlanta, Georgia, Rashid Nuri and his team are trying to rectify this crisis by spreading the sermon of horticultural literacy. […]




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Allan Beton of Benton's Country Hams

Benton’s Country Hams

Madisonville, TN

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

“We were just doing what every other hillbilly in Tennessee was doing in their own backyard,” Allan Benton, owner of Benton’s Country Hams, recalls fondly about how his business was founded. Forty-two years ago, fresh out of graduate school, Benton took a job as a high school guidance counselor, and then promptly resigned once he […]




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