People and profiles from rural America
Since the 1950s, industrial farmers have been giving antibiotics to healthy animals, and now it's catching up to us.

The Beauty of Appalachia
Why heritage, history, and the Historic Monteith Farmstead matter.
Glass Butter Churn Old-Fashioned Glass Butter Churn
An old-fashioned glass butter churn survives the ages.
Living Off The Land
Emigrants became homesteaders and living off the land became the American Dream.

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Finding the Perfect Acreage for Sale

Property search includes asking questions, of owner and yourself, before buying land.


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