Searching the globe, we asked journalists and documentary photographers to show and tell us about the vital businesses operating within their own communities. We focused on four areas of exploration—what some might call “industries.” What does it mean to be in the business of loneliness? How are entrepreneurs reimagining the sidewalk? Will harvest be able to sustain us for the long haul? And who are the very best architects of celebration? 

Welcome to the print-only premier issue of 100 Battles, a magazine founded by Headline x Epic.

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