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The Wrong Way to Learn Hunter Safety

Two men, a truck, some over-eager deer hounds, and a couple of loaded guns in the treacherous swamps of coastal lowcountry...what could possibly...

Five Food Preservation Methods to Help Extend Your Summer Garden Enjoyment

Don't let surplus summer garden vegetables and fruit go to waste! By using one or several of the techniques we will discuss below, you can reduce...

Cooking over Wood: Cast Iron Cooking Techniques and More | Rethink:Rural

There’s nothing better than food cooked with a wood fire, including cast iron cooking over an open flame. Master the art of preparing wood-fired...

5 Cooking Tips for Wild Game

Wild game is among the healthiest meat on the planet, but cooking it can be tricky. Try these five techniques  from The Sporting Chef Scott...

Homesteading for Health: How Country Life Can Heal

A commitment to healthy living and simplicity on the homestead helped this family improve their son’s health and quality of life.

What Drives a Woman to Become a Farmer?

Being passionate about eating well and caring about the food you consume can lead you to some interesting places, like a field of okra.

How to Bake a Little Healthier (and feel sexier) this Valentine’s Day

Health writer Kristen Boye explains how to modify your favorite recipes to be healthier -- and still delicious -- this Valentine's Day (and...

7 Easy Ways to Preserve Food (No Canning Required)

Not a fan of canning? Here are 7 alternative ways to preserve produce to enjoy all winter long.

5 Tips for Shopping in the Country

How can you conveniently shop for food in the country? Try these 5 rural food shopping hacks to save time, save money, and save stress grocery...

9 easy ways to use fresh milk

When you have an ample supply of fresh cow's milk, you don't want it to go to waste. Try these easy tips to use, cook and preserve fresh milk.