Don’t Let ‘Em Get Your Goat Down

Written and Photos by Rachael Leystra

Follow stories from our readers about the challenges of raising goats, consummate handymen, opossum precautions, and a neighborhood turkey.

Prairie Grassland Fires

By Rebecca Martin

Learn about the spring regrowth brought on by prairie fires, a millennia-old phenomenon of the Midwestern U.S.

Farley's Arrival

By Keba M Hitzeman

A tragic accident leads to the arrival of Farley, a Great Pyrenees livestock guardian dog.

The Community in Winter

By Kyle Ferlemann

Learn how a community that’s active and engaged will help keep families from falling into disaster situations bought on by seasons.


Disaster Plans 101

By Kyle Ferlemann

An examination of the basic requirements that your disaster plan should address.

Community and Disaster Preparedness, Part 2

By Kyle Ferlemann

The most effective thing you can do to improve your situation in a disaster, before a disaster, is to be on friendly terms with your neighbors and socially active within your community.

Create a Cottage Industry

Written and Photos by Renee Pottle

This entrepreneur grew a successful farm business by deftly maneuvering through the ever-changing and challenging market.

A Taste for Chicken

By Rebecca Martin

Rebecca Martin talks about her extended family’s adventures raising 200 or more meat chickens, and processing them.

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