Renewing the Countryside – Wisconsin is a beautifully illustrated book showcasing examples of creative, hard-working people who are bringing new energy and hope to rural living. Edited by Jerry Hembd, Jody Padgham, and Jan Joannides and with a forward by Governor Jim Doyle, Renewing the Countryside explores how Wisconsin is leading the nation in sustainable grown food, environmentally responsible businesses, and homegrown, forward-looking answers to today's rural economy.
Seven chapters cover stories ranging from arts and culture, farming, green business, conservation, tourism, community development, and learning.
This book is a must-read for all who take pleasure in Wisconsin's rural areas and want to see them sustained for future generations.
Edited by: Jerry Hembd, Jody Padgham and Jan Joannides. Forward by Governor Jim Doyle. Includes 120 color and black and white photos. 176 pages. 9 1/8 x 9 3/8 in. paperback book.