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18 Steps to Build a Custom Home in Nassau County, FL | Rethink:Rural

Custom home builder Steve Johnson walks us through the steps to build a house on land in Nassau County, Florida, from choosing the land to moving...

How to Clear Out Land for Your Homestead | Rethink:Rural

What kind of tractor do you need to carve out your homestead on a timber tract? We walk you through the process of clearing land with the help of...

How the Land Buying Process Works from Offer to Close | Rethink:Rural

Need help understanding the process of buying land? We asked expert land broker Lem Lewis to walk us through what happens between finding your...

Cooking over Wood: Cast Iron Cooking Techniques and More | Rethink:Rural

There’s nothing better than food cooked with a wood fire, including cast iron cooking over an open flame. Master the art of preparing wood-fired...

8 Ways to Finance a Land Purchase: A look at the Pros and Cons

We talk to the experts to weigh the pros and cons of 8 ways to buy land, including cash, owner financing, buying with a partner, land loans...

Living the Country Life in Bradford County, FL

What's it like to live in the country in Bradford County, Florida? We asked a homesteader on a farm in this beautiful county to find out!

Homeschooling on the Florida Homestead

Tips for Aspiring Homeschoolers in Rural Florida: We talk to a homeschooling mom in Bradford County, Florida, for advice on how to start...

How to install a septic system in Nassau County, Florida

When you're building a rural homefor the first time, installing a septic system may be new to you. We asked Nassau County, Florida, septic...

How to prepare land for a home site in Nassau County, FL

Did you know preparing the dirt is one of the most important aspects of building a home? A company that prepares land for homes and buildings in...

How to build a home on your Bradford County, FL, Land

We talk to Stevenson Construction Company, which offers tips on building a home and converting raw land into a homestead in Bradford County,...