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The 10 Blessings of a Country Thanksgiving

The 10 Blessings of a Country Thanksgiving

Get inspired to count your blessings and your bounty with Catherine S. Pond's reflections on 10 blessings of a country Thanksgiving.

11 Myths and Facts About Buying Rural Land

11 Myths and Facts About Buying Rural Land

This myth-busting article sets the record straight about the basics of buying rural land in the post-pandemic 21st century.

How To Find Land For Sale

How To Find Land For Sale

Wondering how to find raw rural land for sale? This article shares the best online and offline resources to help you find your dream property.

Recognizing the Evidence of Wildlife Around Us

Recognizing the Evidence of Wildlife Around Us

Wildlife exists almost everywhere, even in the shadow of civilization. We have only to perceive it in another dimension. Our human senses have been...

How To Buy The Right ATV or UTV For Your Rural Land

How To Buy The Right ATV or UTV For Your Rural Land

Learn how to buy the right ATV or UTV for your rural land with these simple tips from a 20+ year industry expert.

The Extraordinary Rural Folks Weve Met Over 7 Years

The Extraordinary Rural Folks We’ve Met Over 7 Years

Farmers, rural entrepreneurs and even a celebrity survivalist have helped Rethink:Rural tell the story of country living throughout our 7 years of...

Our Top 7 Land Buying Articles From The Last 7 Years

Our Top 7 Land Buying Articles From The Last 7 Years

We're looking back at some of the best expert advice we've received about buying rural land in celebration of Rethink:Rural's seventh birthday.

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Are you interested in investing in timberland but don't know where to start? We interviewed certified Forester and educator, Danielle Atkins of Land...

How Construction Loans Work

How Construction Loans Work

Financing a new home build on raw land is very different than applying for a conventional mortgage. However, things have a changed a lot in the last...

The Benefits of Prescribed Burns for Private Forested Land

The Benefits of Prescribed Burns for Private Forested Land

Could prescribed burning benefit your rural forested property? It depends on several factors, but it can be accomplished on as little as one acre. A...