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Kristen Boye

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Kristen Boye is the editor of Rethink:Rural and the owner of Holistic Writing Concepts---a copy and content writing company specializing in the natural health and green living markets. Kristen lives with her husband and two children on their medicinal herb farm in beautiful rural Western North Carolina. Visit her online at: www.holisticwritingconcepts.com

Recent Posts

7 Questions To Ask When Buying Small Acreage

7 Questions To Ask When Buying Small Acreage

How much acreage do you really need to create a homestead, farm, hobby farm or country home? Maybe less (or more) than you think! Learn more with...

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Are you interested in investing in timberland but don't know where to start? We interviewed certified Forester and educator, Danielle Atkins of Land...

How Country Living Can Boost Brain Health in Adults, Children and Seniors

How Country Living Can Boost Brain Health in Adults, Children and Seniors

Have recent events got you feeling in need of a brain boost? Research shows that living in the country can have numerous direct and indirect benefits...

Tips for Buying Land in Florida  Rethink:Rural

Tips for Buying Land in Florida | Rethink:Rural

If you've been looking for land for sale in Florida, you probably have a lot of questions. Experts offer tips about buying land in Florida.

Countryside Valentine's Day Traditions

Countryside Valentine's Day Traditions

This year, we're celebrating rural Valentine's traditions that have been bringing couples closer together for centuries. Get 5 ideas for old...

5 Things You Can Do To Improve The Value of Your Land

5 Things You Can Do To Improve The Value of Your Land

Investing in land has been shown to be a smart and lucrative way to diversify and grow your portfolio. However, just like with a traditional home,...

How To Farm In The WoodsAn Introduction to NonTimber Forest Products (NTFPs)

How To Farm In The Woods—An Introduction to Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs)

Wooded properties aren't just for growing timber! To learn more about agroforestry, we talked to Professor and Forest Management Extension...

Top 10 Gifts for Homesteaders and Hobby Farmers

Top 10 Gifts for Homesteaders and Hobby Farmers

Wondering what to gift your favorite homesteaders or hobby farmers for the holidays? Check out these top 10 gift ideas any back-to-the-lander will...

How Construction Loans Work

How Construction Loans Work

Financing a new home build on raw land is very different than applying for a conventional mortgage. However, things have a changed a lot in the last...

Creating A PlasticFree Country Kitchen: 9 Lessons From YesterYear

Creating A Plastic-Free Country Kitchen: 9 Lessons From Yester-Year

No matter where you live in America, plastic pollution from single-use items has become a big, ugly, and pervasive problem.