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Country Living: Where You Can Be Prepared for Just About Anything — But First, How to Weather the Pandemic

With a news cycle on the greatest pandemic of our lives unfolding hourly, and exponentially, we are fueled by fear and conflicting information. 

How To Get Started Fishing: An Interview with Anastasia Patterson

Fishing or "angling" has been traditionally dominated by men (hence the name "fisherman"). However, these days more and more women have become...

Spring Break Ideas For Country Kids

Spring break is kicking off across the South...which means the kiddos will be looking for entertainment all week long. Fortunately, living in the...

7 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in the Country

Fancy restaurants and romantic concerts have their place, but we believe a rural backdrop can rival any big-city Valentine's plans. Get inspired...

Cooking Without Power: An Introduction to Dutch Ovens

Knowing how to cook without electricity not only makes camping and hunting trips more fun, it could make all the difference when an unexpected...

Rethinking New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions tend to come and go with the certainty of changing seasons. 

The Twelve "ways" of Christmas in the Country

No matter what you celebrate this time of year, there's nothing quite like enjoying the holidays amidst a rural backdrop. Farmwife Catherine Pond,...

12 Christmas tree farms in the south

Want an extra special tree this year? Then why not support a local Christmas tree farm?  We've made it easy with this list of 12 beloved Southern...

10 Ways to cook a little healthier this thanksgiving (without sacrificing tradition or flavor)

Registered dietician, Ricardo Boye, and natural foods chef and Rethink:Rural editor, Kristen Boye share the secrets to cooking healthier and...

How To Start Hunting as a Complete Beginner With Small Game

Don’t let the hurdles keep you from getting started hunting. Consider small game to gradually build your outdoor skills.