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Nicholas Young

Perspectives on family, disability, technology, and media.


Co-created in 2013 by Joshua Wentz and Nicholas Young, Dispatch touches almost every aspect of the modern artist’s career. Wentz, a label-owner and musician, brings a unique perspective from Chicago’s underground.

Arts and Agriculture

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Failure. To creatives, it’s probably the single scariest thing of their career, but it doesn’t define your work, unless you let it. This week, we take on the big F-word, in art, life, and agribusiness.

Our guest is Karen Warner, CEO, CFO, and Chief Farmer at Big Head, a south Michigan organic farm, growing vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruit in a way that doesn’t hurt the environment, nor the people who consume them.

Together, we learn that it doesn’t matter where you begin. If you’re depressed, confused, or frustrated, the universe always offers a way up — Karen, and her story, are proof of that.


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Karen Warner

Hailing from the great State of Michigan, Karen has a bachelors degree from Washington University in St. Louis. And straying far from her undergraduate degree she has found an inner passion for changing the world. That passion has manifest itself in the form of Big Head Farm - it’s her small contribution to making the world a better place.