There’s a Rural Revival Going On

by Anne Boothe – Economic Development Specialist

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Above Photo: Big Flat Grocery in Turner, MT.  Below Photo: Fresh Start Cooperative in Geraldine, MT.  Photos by Janice Brown and Guy Gregory.

Innovators across our rural communities
are playing an important role in fostering
economic development. They are defying
the demographic statistics of out-migration,
reduced farm numbers and proving that they will survive through the development of strategic alliances and cooperative activities.

We’re proud to showcase recent Cooperative efforts in our communities and the local innovators who are creating this rural revival.

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The Montana Cooperative Development Center (MCDC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose mission is to promote and develop cooperatives to meet the economic and community needs of rural Montana.

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