As you work to promote your small town, you’re looking for your special qualities. Marci Penner, executive director of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, walks us through the eight rural culture elements. Using this framework, any town of any size can answer the question, “what is there to see or do here?”
Read more about the rural cultural elements.
Apologies for the dark video. It’s really dark in that barn!
After visiting all 267 incorporated towns in Kansas, Marci started creating these ten transformational ideas for rural communities.
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I really liked these videos. — Good ideas.
In fact, I think I emailed something on the Kansas Sampler Foundation to my mayor, city manager & local “economic development” person. That’s how much I liked these ideas.
Becky McCray says
Marci is super sharp, and the Foundation is changing the face of rural Kansas. I’m a huge fan now!