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5 Ways to Get Kids Outside During Quarantine

Itching to get your kids off their screens and into the great outdoors? Outdoorswoman and mother-of-two, Corey Hunt, shares her advice on how to...

How To Train An Adventure Dog (All Online!)

If you're one of the thousands of Americans who have opened your home to a dog during the COVID-19 pandemic, this self-guided dog training program...

The Victory Garden Makes a Comeback

Victory gardens were essential during war times as a means of providing food, community, and security to over 20 million Americans. Today, those...

Eat Your Greens! Organic Farm: Redefining Small-Scale Suburban Farming

Think you need large acreage to start a farm? This couple shares how they set up a successful organic microgreens business from their suburban...

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...

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...

8 tips to introduce kids to hunting

Interested in getting your children involved in the hunt but unsure how to start? Avid hunter, outdoor adventure blogger and father-of-two,...

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...

15 Fun Summer Activities for Kids—Country Style!

Don’t let the last few weeks of summer be a bore! Help inspire your children’s natural creativity with these fun country-style summer activities