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Inside Issue 13: Interviews with Shawn Dunwoody, Jason & Stefanie Schwingle, Andre & Mabel Primus, and Helen & Scott Miller. Featuring Poverty in Rochester, Green Visions' community gardens, and the Business of College. We ask "what is memory?" and "what's on your mind?". Food features include the Genesee Brewery, K&S Bischoping's heirloom apples, apple & cheddar biscuits, how to eat lobster, and preserving your summer harvest. Makers include Matty Sonar, Clay Lieberman, and Amy Brand. Fiction by Ambrose Beirce.

Featured Articles from Issue 13


Harvesting History

A Williamson farm that’s known for its unusually shaped, but wonderfully tasting, heirloom apples.


Faces Of Poverty

Rochester is the only U.S. city of its size where more than half of children live in poverty. Local social documentary photographer Arleen Thaler shows us some of the faces behind the statistic we tend to overlook.


Earth to JOSANA

Neighborhood gardens planted in one of the city’s most impoverished areas prove small can be big.

Popular Articles From All Issues


Jessica Cantlon

A lead complainant in the federal UR case starts a new life while waiting for justice


Ancient Ice

A group of University of Rochester scientists is studying ice up to 800,000 years old to track ways global warming is affecting the Earth.


What Would Olmsted Do?

If Parcel 5 became a park, it might look like this

If Parcel 5 became a park, it might look like this


On a Mission

A group of University of Rochester medical students combs the streets of Rochester, looking for homeless people who need medical care. And gladly give it.


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