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Living Democracy 2022

June 29, 2022
Mayim Farm grows medicinal plants, educates others on organic techniques
Mayim Farm grows medicinal plants, educates others

Mayim Farm is a medicinal plant farm in Opp, Alabama. Carole and Greg Lolley grow superfoods and medicinal herbs like moringa, turmeric, yarrow, and spilanthes. They blend plants and herbs into powders and teas for optimal consumption.

By Dioselin Cruz
June 22, 2022
Elba through her eyes
Elba through her eyes

Nell Wilson Gilmer, town historian and member of the John Coffee chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, is rich with stories about the history of Elba.

By Dioselin Cruz
June 14, 2022
Juneteenth events set in Elba
Elba observes Juneteenth

Perry Stinson will be honored at an awards ceremony and reception for his contributions to Elba. The Mulberry Heights Community Coalition will recognize him as the Juneteenth Hometown Hero at the Elba Theatre from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday.

By Dioselin Cruz
June 7, 2022
Elba the beautiful
Elba the beautiful

During my first week in town, the “Welcome to Elba” sign invited me to start a quest to understand Elba and its people. So far, I’ve learned that the links between Elba’s natural environment, history, and present efforts form a whole chain of beauty that includes hope and social action.

 

 

By Dioselin Cruz
May 19, 2022
Students begin 2022 summer of Living Democracy
Students begin 2022 summer of Living Democracy

Four Auburn University Living Democracy students will spend ten weeks living and learning in the Alabama communities of Camden, Collinsville, Chatom and Elba this summer. 


Last Updated: May 09, 2022