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5 Ways Gardening Fights Aging and Increases Your Lifespan

Research shows gardening can boost your heart health, reduce stress and strengthen your brain!

How Homesteading Helped This Man Beat Stage 3 Cancer

At age 39, Harold Thornbro—husband, father of three, business owner and seemingly healthy individual—was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer.

How Homesteading Creates Healthier Families—An Interview with “The Thrifty Homesteader,” Deborah Niemann

People turn to homesteading for a variety of reasons: to be more self-sufficient, because they love animals, to make a side-income on their...

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...