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Five Tips On Starting a Rural Business

As if running a small business weren’t challenging enough, locating one in a remote area adds a degree of complexity. 

Social Distancing in a Kayak

 

Foraging Tips for Beginners (and some spring “weeds” to try!)

Hunting wild edible plants can be as rewarding as hunting for wild animals. Plus, wild plants are healthy additions to your diet; they’re...

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...

So You Want To Build A Barn? Read This Planning Guide First

When it comes to barns, there's no one-size-fits-all approach. The best barn for your homestead is one built for your unique needs, climate,...

Primitive Crafts and Survival Skills for Uncertain Times

The transition from urban life to the rural life give us the opportunity to embrace new skills. Survival expert, L. Woodrow Ross, shares how...

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...