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When Pigs and Cows are ‘New’

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/01/17Jan19-Goodyear-Arizona-FFA.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine a school teaching agriculture in a place where few students have seen a farm animal.  It’s a unique setting…

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KINEKS

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/01/16Jan19-Jeffrey-Thimgan-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s called “KINEKS.”  It’s an acronym for positive personal characteristics each of us should possess and it’s the name of…

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A Young Man of Influence

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/01/15Jan19-Jeffrey-Thimgan-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There is probably someone in each of our lives that truly inspires us.  Jeffrey Thimgan was one such young man. …

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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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A Cemetery With a Guidebook

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/08May18-Tombstone-Arizona-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Most cemeteries don’t offer a guidebook with brief stories of those you’ll find buried there, but this one does.  And…

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A Cemetery Opposite Arlington National

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/07May18-Tombstone-Arizona-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)This cemetery perhaps looks the exact opposite of Arlington National in D.C.  The dusty landscape is mostly barren of lush…

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A Place Named Tombstone

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/04/04May18-Tombstone-Arizona-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s a town named for what others thought would happen to its founder.  It may sound like a strange way…

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A Science Laboratory Open to the Public

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/04Apr18-Biosphere-II-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You don’t often this of a science laboratory as a tourist attraction.  While it wasn’t built for that purpose, it…

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They Call It Biosphere 2

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/03Apr18-Biosphere-II-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)For the folks who work here, we don’t live on earth but rather Biosphere 1.  That’s why their facility is…

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More Than Plants Under Glass

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/02Apr18-Biosphere-II-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Some might call it a greenhouse, but it’s far more that plants under glass.  It’s a amazing facility doing cutting…

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Crops For Those Who Aren’t Afraid of Heights

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/25Jan18-Date-Farming-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Some farmers need expensive, high tech equipment to harvest their crops.  This crop requires a very low-tech method of harvest…but…

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A Unique Farm

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/24Jan18-Date-Farming-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)David’s farm is just 2 ½ acres in size…but that does not mean he’s not busy.  In fact, the crop…

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Pheasants In Arizona

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/28Aug17-Arizona-Pheasant-Grower.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most people don’t go pheasant hunting in Phoenix, AZ.  But if you to come to Molly’s farm, you will perhaps…

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A Town Named Young

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/04Sep15-Young-Arizona.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)It’s just a small town of about 500 people. You’ve driven through bunches of them. But you probably have not…

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Owning A Gold & Silver Mine

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/03Sep15-Good-Enough-Mine-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Not many people set out to own a historic gold and silver mine.  That was the case for Andre, but…

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The Good Enough Mine

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/02Sep15-Good-Enough-Mine-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)When the first miners hit veins of ore here, they knew it was “good enough” to open a profitable mine. …

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What Once Was Called Goose Flats

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/01Sep15-Good-Enough-Mine-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Not many folks have heard of Goose Flats, Arizona.  After all, the most exciting thing in Goose Flats was the…

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A Long Bus Ride

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/10Aug15-Monument-Valley-Bussing.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Some students must ride a bus to school.  But imagine a school district where a student might spend nearly six…

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Walk the Streets of a Fictional Town

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/10Jun15-Old-Tuscon-Studios-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many movie greats have walked the streets of this fictional town, and you can too.  It’s a story that has…

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