"Being from a rural place is something you can’t easily leave behind as an individual, and it’s not something we should we do as a nation."


Tremendous thanks to everyone who made this year's Regards to Rural conference a huge success.


Due to unforseen circumstances, the April 7 Rural Skill Builder training in Hood River has been cancelled.


Join rural expert and author Becky McCray at the Regards to Rural pre-session to identify solutions to your small town's challenges.


Register today for the next R2R, Bridges Between Rural & Urban, to be held May 18-20.


An initiative aimed at improving the livelihoods of small fishing businesses in Oregon’s North Coast region is continuing to move forward with two exciting new partnerships: one with Ecotrust and the other with MIT’s Sloan School of Management.


RDI is hosting a Rural Skill Builder training in Hood River, OR, on April 7, for rural leaders and community builders from across the region.


We would like to thank our past Board Chair, Melissa Cribbins, as she retires from the RDI board of directors. We're honored and privileged to have worked alongside Melissa for the past five years.


Greater Palouse-area residents who want to make a difference in their communities are encouraged to apply for the Rural Community Leadership Program.


Mark your calendar for the next R2R, Bridges Between Rural & Urban, to be held May 18-20. Registration opens January 22.