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Series: Reimagine Rural
Boyd Farmhouse Inn, DeWitt, Arkansas (photo by Colin Cruickshank)
Summary Podcast

An entrepreneurial spark in DeWitt, Arkansas

In this episode of “Reimagine Rural,” host Tony Pipa visits DeWitt, Arkansas, deep in the Mississippi Delta, where a failed biofuel project sparked a shift in the community’s economic identity. Entrepreneurs share the stories of how their small businesses got off the ground and what their plans are for their future and the future of DeWitt.

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