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Karma Acres Farm Made Beekeeping Dream a Reality

Lisa Broward overcame health hazards and then set her sights on following through with a lifelong dream to buy land and keep bees.

The Buzz About Beekeeping: How to Start A Hive of Your Own

Expert beekeepers offer 5 tips to help you start your hive.

What to Consider When Buying A Boat

When you own rural land, you have a place for “big toys”like boats. But how do you choose which boat is best? Outdoorsman Jim Mize went straight...

Bella Vista Farm—Creating Community, Herbal Elixirs and Empowered Health in Monroe, GA

Anne-Marie Bilella went from working as a nail tech to making a living baking breads and selling medicinal herbs.

How to Build a Hunting Cabin on A Budget

Building a hunting cabin doesn't have to break the bank! Conestoga Log Homes offers tips on creating the cabin you're dreaming of without a price...

The Sounds of Nature

Rural residents have a special environment relative to sounds. Rather than being bombarded by city noise, they are surrounded by the tranquil...

You Buy a House, But You Earn a Homeplace

Jim Mize shares how his family rebuilt a homeplace that has been in the family since the 1800s.

Get Ready to Ditch and Switch! A Step-By-Step Guide to Detoxifying Your Country Home

The average person spends 90 percent of their time indoors, so it's important to ensure what's inside your house is safe for your body.

How Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Will Help You Turn Your Land into a Wildlife Paradise

The FWC offers two free programs to help Florida landowners attract, nurture and protect wildlife on their property.

7 Pros and Cons of Being Your Own General Contractor

Would you be able to serve as the general contractor for your own home? Experts explain the work involved in self-contracting.