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Venture Connectors’ Nov. 6 lunch to feature panel on Portland revitalization efforts led by Gill Holland

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Venture Connectors will feature a panel of influential local leaders and successful business owners, who will share an update on revitalization efforts in Louisville’s historic Portland neighborhood. Panelists will include Mike Mays, co-Founder and president of Heine Brothers’ Coffee; Sherry Hurley, founder of Farm to Fork Catering; and Terra Leavell, president and CEO...

Rural Blog: ‘Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry’ documentary premiers in New York Friday

A film documenting the shifting values of rural America through the eyes of writer, farmer and activist Wendell Berry is set to premiere at the IFC Center in New York on June 30, reports Whitney Hale of the University of Kentucky. “Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry” is the first documentary about Berry, one of America’s most prominent living writers. It was filmed in and around...