wellness

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Bella Vista Farm—Creating Community, Herbal Elixirs and Empowered Health in Monroe, GA

Anne-Marie Bilella went from working as a nail tech to making a living baking breads and selling medicinal herbs.

Get Ready to Ditch and Switch! A Step-By-Step Guide to Detoxifying Your Country Home

The average person spends 90 percent of their time indoors, so it's important to ensure what's inside your house is safe for your body.

Elderberries—The Ultimate Cash-Crop for Your Rural Land

Wondering how you can diversify your rural land and increase profits? The elderberry may be the perfect superfruit crop for you.

Could Country Living Be Your Best Probiotic?

Our health expert takes a look at ways living in the country can serve as a natural probiotic, building up your immune system when you don't even...

How to Start a Farm-to-Fork Business on Your Homestead

The owner of a successful farm-to-fork meal service business explains how she got her start and what it takes to run the company that provides...

10 Ways Country Life Can Be Your Best Personal Trainer

Long before people started paying monthly fees to work out at a gym, country folk were keeping in shape the old fashioned way: through hard work.

How a Digital Detox Could Change Your Life

Taking a break from technology might sound interesting and scary at the same time. With devices so ingrained in our daily lives, many people...

Want to be Healthier? Live Near Trees, Studies Say

We look at 5 scientifically-proven ways trees help prevent health problems and even reverse chronic diseases in adults and children.

The many ways country living benefits your health

When we started writing about the draws of country life one year ago, we had no idea how much health would play a role in the story.

5 wild medicinal herbs of the South every survivalist should know

The Southern U.S. is an epicenter for wild medicinal herbs. We interview author Mark Warren about his favorite five wild medicinal herbs of the...