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Looking For Land For Sale In Texas? 10 Reasons To Consider Polk County

Looking For Land For Sale In Texas? 10 Reasons To Consider Polk County

Are you looking for land for sale in Texas? Here, we share 10 compelling reasons to consider buying land in beautiful Polk County, Texas.

How to Layer For Cold Weather In the South

How to Layer For Cold Weather In the South

Winters in the South may not always mean snow, but it does get cold! Especially for those who have farm chores or outdoor projects to attend to. A...

Rural Home Defense Strategies

Rural Home Defense Strategies

Rural crime rates are about half that of urban crime rates (which is why many people are moving to the country), but that doesn't mean you should...

Searching for Glimmers? Look No Further Than the Country

Searching for Glimmers? Look No Further Than the Country

Have you heard of glimmers? They're considered the opposite of a trigger, something that sparks momentary joy, inspiration and peace, and they are...

Why Outdoor Lovers Should Buy Land in Alabama

Why Outdoor Lovers Should Buy Land in Alabama

This state’s diverse features—from Appalachian forests to open prairies to Gulf Coast beaches and bayous—make it the perfect haven for pursuing an...

20 Hobby Farming  Homesteading Gift Ideas for the Holidays

20 Hobby Farming & Homesteading Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Discover 20 one-of-kind hobby farming & homesteading gift ideas any back-to-the-lander, off-gridder, gardener or farmer will love.

Top 14 Gifts for the Homesteader and Hobby Farmers Kitchen

Top 14 Gifts for the Homesteader and Hobby Farmer’s Kitchen

Looking for a practical gift for the homesteader or hobby farmer on your holiday list? To help out, we’ve collected an assortment of kitchen gift...

5 ZeroWaste Ideas for ecofriendly Pumpkin Decor

5 Zero-Waste Ideas for eco-friendly Pumpkin Decor

As soon as fall arrives, so do the ornamental (and edible) pumpkins. Rethink:Rural writer, Mara Watts, shares a few ideas for minimizing waste and...

The Best Weather Gadgets To Track Conditions in Rural Areas

The Best Weather Gadgets To Track Conditions in Rural Areas

In some rural places, the weather can vary significantly from the local weather report. Outdoorsman Jim Mize shares his favorite low-tech and...

Best Homesteading Resources for Beginners

Best Homesteading Resources for Beginners

If you are planning to join the homesteading movement, we at Rethink:Rural recommend seeking out reliable resources to guide you on your way. In this...