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How covenants, Conditions and Restrictions Help Protect Your Investment

If you’re buying rural land, you’ll want to become familiar with any covenants, conditions and restrictions (AKA: CCRs) that apply to your...

How Keeping farm animals keeps you happier and healthier

The health benefits of having a pet are becoming widely known. But, did you know farm animals can also play a unique role in preserving your...

How to Buy Land

The prospect of buying land is a lot less intimidating when you understand the basic process. To help, we asked a broker and land specialist, and...

Should You Get a Donkey for your Rural Land?

Thinking of getting a donkey as a guard animal, draft equine, or companion? We talked to an expert from the Donkey and Mule Society to find out...

Guinea Fowl 101

Known as the “security alarm of the country,” these birds aren’t your typical backyard chickens. Here’s what you need to know to get started in...

Karma Acres Farm Made Beekeeping Dream a Reality

Lisa Broward overcame health hazards and then set her sights on following through with a lifelong dream to buy land and keep bees.

The Buzz About Beekeeping: How to Start A Hive of Your Own

Expert beekeepers offer 5 tips to help you start your hive.

Tips for Starting a Flower Farm Business | Rethink:Rural

Raising beautiful cut flowers can add beauty to your property while raising income for your family. Here are six tips to follow to run your own...

How to Build Your Chicken First Aid Kit and Sick Bay | Rethink:Rural

When it comes to raising chickens, knowing the basics of chicken first aid and sick bays are essential skills to learn. The Chicken Chick®, Kathy...

Raising Chickens: 10 Things to Know for Your Flock

Raising chickens can be a perfect part of your hobby farm or homestead, but how do you get started? Here are a few top tips from The Chicken...