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Tax Benefits of Owning Rural Land

Tax Benefits of Owning Rural Land

There are a number of tax exemptions and benefits available to rural landowners. It comes down to understanding the codes in your specific area.

Eat Your Greens! Organic Farm: Redefining SmallScale Suburban Farming

Eat Your Greens! Organic Farm: Redefining Small-Scale Suburban Farming

Think you need large acreage to start a farm? This couple shares how they set up a successful organic microgreens business from their suburban...

12 Christmas tree farms in the south

12 Christmas tree farms in the south

Want an extra special tree this year? Then why not support a local Christmas tree farm?  We've made it easy with this list of 12 beloved Southern...

Home Protection Tips for Rural Properties

Home Protection Tips for Rural Properties

Crime in rural areas is significantly lower than that in urban areas, but taking these  steps to protect your investment in your property will...

How One Couple Built the Barn Event Venue of Their Dreams  Rethink:Rural Blog

How One Couple Built the Barn Event Venue of Their Dreams | Rethink:Rural Blog

Discover how one couple transformed their property by building a barn event venue for weddings and other parties, and their advice for how you...

The Painted Churches of Texas

The Painted Churches of Texas

Though unassuming from the outside, these four churches, less than a two-hour drive from Austin, boast awe-inspiring interiors.

Aunique Ranch: A Horse Ranchers Paradise in New Waverly, TX

Aunique Ranch: A Horse Rancher’s Paradise in New Waverly, TX

One couple shares their story of buying their dream property and turning it into a horse breeding and sales business, a haying operation and a...

The mystery behind this Texas lake? It's Uncertain

The mystery behind this Texas lake? It's Uncertain

Northeast Texas's Caddo Lake is the only naturally formed large lake in the Lone Star State. You'll find it in the town of Uncertain.

East Texas surprise  Rethink Rural Blog

East Texas surprise | Rethink Rural Blog

From the minute you meet Simon Webster, you know he’s not a local Texan. Born in England and raised in New Zealand, his foreign accent tells he’s...

Go Fish! in East Texas

"Go Fish!" in East Texas

When you visit a fancy aquarium and see loads of exotic orange fish, eerie eel and strange puffer fish, it’s a fun sight to see. But the cool...