People

The Art of Showing Up

Before it was socially acceptable to place “matter”, we cared about our families, our neighbors, our community, our state our nation and our planet.
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How I Battled My Mental Health Demons

We know someone as we're living in this new world of heightened emotions that's dealing with loss, aloneness, and desperation. Or, that someone is us.
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Food Insecurity, What is the Solution?

Traditional farm fields and pastures have been eliminated from the picture almost entirely. Grocery aisles have been planted instead of farm rows.
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Disagreeing and Getting Along

We need to be quiet enough to hear other’s opinions. We need to be quiet enough to hear our own thoughts. We give advice as well as receive it.
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Banks crouched in the forest in overalls

Think Big

If we find the fortitude to acknowledge the genius in each other, invite all to the table, and think big, real change is attainable.
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People Are The Stories

As a candidate, I feel I have a legitimate purpose to meet people which parallels with my human nature of connecting with others.
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I'm With Banks!

The News

Let Land Be Land

This year’s ballot will have another Public Lands Acquisition Referendum. How about we put land aside for observation, conservation, and preservation?
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Sun rising behind tree on foggy morning with colorful sky and fence on farm

How I Battled My Mental Health Demons

We know someone as we're living in this new world of heightened emotions that's dealing with loss, aloneness, and desperation. Or, that someone is us.
Read More

Food Insecurity, What is the Solution?

Traditional farm fields and pastures have been eliminated from the picture almost entirely. Grocery aisles have been planted instead of farm rows.
Read More