About the Outage
The Outage helps frustrated city-dwellers rediscover rural life’s simple pleasures: food and friend and field. The site celebrates (sub)urban refugees who have escaped empty knowledge work, nature deficit and epidemic loneliness by resettling America’s forgotten places.
Want to learn more? Read some earlier posts:
- Love local food? Why not local media, too?
- Staying put is revolutionary.
- Tucker County, WV: the land vs. the locals?
- Manifest Destiny takes its toll.
The Outage is a project by Matt Hauger. Matt and his wife Emily moved to the West Virginia mountains in late 2012, after several years of bouncing between cities.