Rural By Design Event Series

Kenyon, OH

Kenyon College Rural Life Center

Monday, April 01, 2013
through Saturday, April 06, 2013

The lineup includes:
A lecture by farmer, author, and Amish bishop David Kline on "An Amish Perspective on Rural Sustainability."
A lecture, "Rural Design and Rural Sustainability," by Dewey Thorbeck, founder and director of the Center for Rural Design at the University of Minnesota.
A concert featuring two major groups in the world of traditional music: El Violin de Lorenzo Martinez, from Albuquerque, New Mexico, playing traditional Hispanic folk music and newer mariachi music; and New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters, from southwestern Virgina, playing old-time fiddle and banjo music.
A panel discussion on government policy and rural sustainability, with state and federal officials.
A panel discussion on rural sustainability around the globe, with Kenyon alumni.
An interpretive dance in an historic barn.
The award-winning exhibit "Where Does Our Food Come From?" focusing on the agricultural communities of Knox County, Ohio, and combining photographs, interview excerpts, and narrative descriptions.

All activities are free and open to the public.
Howard Sachs / 740-427-5850 /