People and profiles from rural America

Coon Dogs, Zinnias, Hummingbirds, and Butterflies

By Mary Carton

Summer is winding down: hummingbirds are migrating; butterflies are plentiful and hitting my old-fashioned zinnias; the 79th anniversary of the Key Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery is celebrated.

Rocky Point Creamery

By Kelly White

A visit to this dairy-farm-turned-ice-cream venture celebrates generational farmers in Timonium, Maryland.

Watching the Corn Grow

By Lois Hoffman

Relaxation is definitely a learned experience. However, when you actually pause a moment and realize what you are missing, it is a welcome change.

The Heat Wave Continues into July

By Mary Carton

The drought and heat continues in the Shoals. The Helen Keller and the W.C. Handy Festivals take place during this heat spell.


Overcoming Evil With Good

By April Freeman

I think the things that really will make a difference are the small things. When life gets hard, we all need to stop watching the news, turn off the computer, and get up to do something.

So You Call Yourself a Homesteader

By Rachel

Homesteading means something different to everyone who does it. Big or small, new or old, we all have something to bring to the table.

Growing the Organic Market, One Woman at a Time

Lisa Kivirist

The time has never been better for women to get into agribusiness, read more to learn the different areas that women may fit in the farm world.

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