Jeffrey Howard is the founder and editor-in-chief of Erraticus and host of the Damn the Absolute! podcast. He is a former mental health professional and educator, whose research interests center around localism, American pragmatism, and bioregionalism. He currently lives in Southern Appalachia.
This Southern Appalachian town uses co-ops to build new communities around old industries
In the foothills of western North Carolina, the small town of Morganton is home to a growing co-op movement that’s reinvigorating the region’s once-struggling textile and furniture manufacturing industries, and refashioning them around egalitarianism and localism.
June 29, 2022