Sweet Potato Project http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Economy & Innovation Rundown: Building Cities And Taking Down Trolls http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/economy-innovation-rundown-building-cities-and-taking-down-trolls <p>We all know that St. Louis is unique in many ways — our passion for baseball; our obsession with bricks; our Arch.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 02:16:01 +0000 Shula Neuman 34681 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Economy & Innovation Rundown: Building Cities And Taking Down Trolls Unloading The Recorder: Erin Williams Shares Her Thoughts After A Year In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/unloading-recorder-erin-williams-shares-her-thoughts-after-year-st-louis <p>For the past year, St. Louis Public Radio producer Erin Williams has covered regional race matters, diversity and culture as part of an inaugural fellowship made possible, in part, by a grant from the Public Policy Research Center.</p><p>Her last day is today, October 18, 2013, and we wish her well as she continues her journalism career.</p><p>Williams' commentary about her one year in St. Louis as well as her conversation with <em>St. Louis on the Air</em> host Don Marsh appear below:</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 30745 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Unloading The Recorder: Erin Williams Shares Her Thoughts After A Year In St. Louis Sweet Potato Project Seeks To Create Community In St. Louis From The Ground Up http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sweet-potato-project-seeks-create-community-st-louis-ground <p></p><p>Being an entrepreneur takes more than just having what you think is a “good product.” It takes marketing, development, being social, and most importantly, mentorship. And, you have to be willing to build it from the ground up. But where do you start? For Sylvester Brown, you go with something that’s plain and simple: sweet potatoes.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 29496 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sweet Potato Project Seeks To Create Community In St. Louis From The Ground Up