Rural Entrepreneurship

Episode 91 – Pablo Muñoz – Human-animal mutualism in regenerative entrepreneurship

In this paper, we explore the micro-interactions through which a regenerative enterprise engages with proximate natural ecosystems in its attempt to repair and protect them. Through an ethnographic study of a regenerative farming enterprise in rural Southern Patagonia – Fundo Panguilemu – we discover a reciprocal relationship between the enterprise and animals, central to their…

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Episode 48 – Erik Melin – The moral of the story: ‘populism’ and ‘activism’ in entrepreneurship

This paper engages with the concepts of ‘populism’ and ‘activism’ in entrepreneurial storytelling in order to explain how entrepreneurship may be both an individual and a collective endeavour.

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Authors 37 – Gesine Tuitjer – Growing beyond the niche? How machines link production and networking practices of small rural food businesses

his paper employs a practice perspective to understand the hanging-together of networking and production practices in small craft-food businesses. Based on a case study from a rural region of Germany, we explore how practices are held together by teleoaffective structures and socio-material arrangements, pointing to the role of machines as nodes in networking and production…

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