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Vertical farms in Jackson, Wyoming: A new form of agriculture – Why not in your community?

In downtown Jackson, Wyoming, a small plot of land, 30 by 150 feet, produces 100,000 pounds of produce a year, thanks to a farm that soars in the air. Correspondent Martha Teichner looks at the growing industry of locally-sourced vertical farms for urban communities.

2022 Montana Housing Partnership Virtual Conference – June 14-15 – Online

The virtual 2022 Montana Housing Partnership Conference is coming up June 14-15. The conference is offering two days packed full of great content including 15 sessions and three great plenary sessions!

Population booms overwhelm schools in the West: ‘Someone’s gonna get left behind’

“Where will we put all those kids?” she muttered to herself.

Here’s How to Get Infrastructure Funds to Smaller Cities

A coalition of nonprofits is starting the Local Infrastructure Hub to help mayors of small and medium-sized U.S. cities compete for $1 trillion in federal funds.

Free Book from the Fed Aims to Highlight Effective Rural Development

Creating prosperity in small towns and rural areas will take renewed investment and changing the kinds of stories we tell about rural America.

Rural Rising: Paper Examines What Makes a Thriving Rural America

Research highlights key themes around economic development opportunities for smaller communities, with an emphasis on work flexibility and a need for reliable broadband.

States Can Now Line Up for Federal Broadband Infrastructure Funds

The BEAD program, which is part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that was passed in November 2021, represents the single largest federal investment in broadband expansion in U.S. history.

4 Montana organizations to share $10 million for environmental cleanup

Snowy Mountain Development Corporation in Lewistown will receive $3.9 million, Great Falls Development Authority in Great Falls will receive $2.65 million, Bear Paw Development in Havre will receive $2.15 million, and Headwaters Resource Conservation and Development Council in Butte will receive $1 million.

Flathead, Glacier students finish another student-built home

The main goal of the program is to provide kids with hands-on knowledge and a head start in the job market.

New Video Diaries Highlight Chattanooga’s Long-Term Solution to the Broadband Affordability Gap

There is a long-term solution to the broadband affordability gap that can be found in America’s first gig city.

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