Posted in American Countryside Missouri

A Different Kind of Silo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/11Sep18-Rural-Development-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Drive into farm country and you’re likely to see some silos.  Deb Markley talks about silos a lot when she…

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A Horse Race You Don’t Want to Miss

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/10Sep18-Siena-Italy-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The first Kentucky Debry was run in 1875.  The first edition of this annual horse race was run over two…

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An Italian Contrada

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/07Sep18-Siena-Italy.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s called a “contrada” and unless you are from this city, you probably can’t fully understand the power of something…

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The Home of Saint Francis

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/06Sep18-Assisi-Italy.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)He said, “It is no use walking somewhere to preach unless your walking is your preaching.”  It’s just one of…

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Italian Truffles

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/05Sep18-Tuscany-Italy.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We continue with our recent listener trip to Italy with a stop today to taste a real delicacy.  You’ve perhaps…

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A Stop in Milan, Italy

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/04Sep18-Milan-Italy.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)What is an appropriate bedtime for a kid in Kindergarten?  For this family it’s 10:30 at the earliest.  We go…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Nevada

A Casino With A Great History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/03Sep18-Golden-Nugget-Casino.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Ask someone to name a casino in Vegas and they can rattle off names like the Belagio, Stratosphere, MGM and…

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A Peak Inside the Italian Farm’s Castle

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/31Aug18-Italian-Winery-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Living inside a castle may sound like a posh lifestyle, but the reality is that it can be a bit…

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10,000 Olive Trees

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/30Aug18-Italian-Winery-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s not everyday you find a farm growing olives, so today we take you to a place with 10,000 such…

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A Farm With Centuries-Deep Roots

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/29Aug18-Italian-Winery-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We had several listeners recently join us on our American Countryside tour of Italy.  We hope you’ll join us on…

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The Castle is a Home

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/28Aug18-Italian-Winery-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There’s a cliché that says your home is your castle.  For the owners of this farm, it’s one in the…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Vermont

A Place Called Hildene

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/27Aug18-Hildene-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky and lived most of his adult years in Illinois.  But where did future generations…

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The Son of a President

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/24Aug18-Hildene-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Being the son of a U.S. president has its perks.  However, it does provide a very high bar of achievement…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

The Youngest Pilot of Her Kind

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/23Aug18-Arizona-Hot-Air-Balloon-Pilot-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)She’s the youngest pilot of her kind in the state of Arizona.  If you think flying a plane is hard,…

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Love and a Unique Hobby

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/22Aug18-Arizona-Hot-Air-Balloon-Pilot-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You must admit, today’s story about how one couple met and fell in love is certainly unique.  Now add the…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

A Wealth of History and Natural Beauty

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/21Aug18-Calument-Copper-Mines-5.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s a relatively new site in the National Park Service and for most of us, you’ll have to drive a…

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Some of the Longest and Deepest Holes Dug In the Earth

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/20Aug18-Calument-Copper-Mines-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)A trip here will reveal some of the longest and deepest holes dug into the earth.  In fact, some of…

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Tilling Beneath the Soil

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/17Aug18-Calument-Copper-Mines-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Carl can trace his lineage back several generations to family members who came here from Findland.  They were farmers, but…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

The Ontonagan Boulder

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/16Aug18-Calument-Copper-Mines-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s called the Ontonagan Boulder – a rock of pure copper that reports said was larger than a canoe.  Native…

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As Easy As Eating Pie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/08/15Aug18-Calument-Copper-Mines-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There’s an old cliché that says if something is not hard to do, “It’s as easy as pie.”  I guess…

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