Katie McCaskey wants to radically revitalize America (AUDIO)

If you haven’t yet, go read the Micropolitan Manifesto. The photos by Pat Jarrett are worth it.

If you loved the Micropolitan Manifesto: How to Radically Revitalize America as much as I did, you’ll want to meet author Katie McCaskey. That’s why I wanted to interview her.

Katie and I talked about a lot of small town issues:

  • Moving away and moving home
  • Walkability in small towns
  • Hobby businesses that become more than a hobby
  • The coolest small town grocery store anywhere (beer garden??)
  • What makes a micropolitan cool?
  • What are our small town strengths?
  • Rebounders coming back to small towns

Katie McCaskey Interview (MP3)

The Story from American Public Media also interviewed Katie today. You can hear her starting at about 31 minutes in this story: Parent Teacher Conferences in the Grocery Aisle.

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About Becky McCray

Becky started Small Biz Survival in 2006 to share rural business and community building stories and ideas with other small town business people. She and her husband own a retail liquor store in Alva, Oklahoma, and a small cattle ranch nearby. Becky is an international speaker on small business.
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