The absence of comprehensive dental care exacts a toll on millions of Americans in terms of poor health, pain and the social stigma associated with bad teeth.
Most small farms have to follow the same rules as big corporate ones. In Maine, flexible food ordinances have increased the number of small farmers.
Lyra Hill is a comics artist, filmmaker and graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She organizes Brain Frame, a series of performative comics readings, and is awesome.