Economic development

BSR on Flyover Folk Podcast

Two of our board members spoke with Matt Hildreth, president and founder of and the host of “Flyover Folk” podcast (subscribe here, which delves into all things rural.

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Ohio Districts

Annual report and party

We had a great time unveiling our annual report for 2018 and meeting some of our supporters. Here’s the kiosk we displayed while we chatted and mingled. You can also download our 2018 annual report [read more]

Economic development

Dollar Stores Invade Rural Towns

Maybe you’ve noticed how dollar stores are springing up everywhere? In Amanda, Ohio, (in Fairfield County) population about 750, there are two dollar stores bookending the 6-block main drag. Two. Why is this? According to [read more]