Small town America stands at a crossroads. For the first time since its settlement, the number of deaths in rural America now outpaces births. Vast regions of the nation are literally dying. Or are they? Andrew McCrea will take you on a journey to places that are very much alive! They are small towns, cities and rural areas that have performed a “makeover.” These are places that are succeeding by creating robust economies, vibrant communities and focusing on how to build a strong next generation of residents.
What are the factors they have in common? What steps can you and your community take right now to create a makeover? The Total Town Makeover will provide you with the steps and the motivation to make it happen!
Andrew McCrea is a farmer and rancher, an award-winning radio and tv broadcaster and a nationally recognized speaker.
He is the host of a nationally broadcast radio feature, “The American Countryside,” a program that has won five Oscars in Agriculture for rural and agricultural broadcasting. He has interviewed hall of fame sports stars, Emmy and Grammy winners and even been body slammed by professional wrestlers! His broadcasting work has taken him to all fifty states and six continents to interview thousands of guests for his program. His broadcasts are heard daily on 100 radio stations and Sirius XM satellite radio.
He continues to own and manage the farm and ranch where he was born and raised. McCrea Farms has crop and pastureland in northwest Missouri raising corn and soybeans and beef cattle. He speaks to many groups across the nation every year, from board rooms to 10,000 seat arenas. He and his family reside near Maysville, Missouri, where they are the fifth and sixth generations to operate the family farm.