Celebrating the benefits of living rural, from saving $ to getting healthier to feeling like you have your own share of paradise
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Real people. Real stories. Real land.

Saving your money, your health and your sanity

At Rethink:Rural, we often hear from folks who compare moving to the country to escaping from what they didn't want in their lives -- and with good reason:

How can we help you make your escape to the country? Email your questions to info@rethinkrural.com. If we write an article to answer your question, we'll send you some Rethink:Rural swag!
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How Does Fire Benefit Landowners?

When uncontrolled fires occur, it can be easy to forget the benefits of fire on land and how it has changed landscapes for the better. L. Woodrow Ross offers a factual discussion of fire, wood and man’s dependence on them and related products.  Read More.

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How to Bake a Little Healthier

Health writer Kristen Boye explains how to modify your favorite recipes to be healthier -- and still delicious. Find out what ingredients are interfering with your health and why, then use these simple techniques to rid yourself of them once and for all.  Read More.

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Living on the Calcasieu River

We visit the Vizenas in their beloved waterfront getaway in Allen Parish, Louisiana, where they talk about fishing, sunrises and the simple things that make life grand on their little piece of paradise. Read More.

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How a forester salvaged a piece of history

When Billy Lipthrott found the remains of a pre-Christopher Columbus era tree, he just had to preserve it and put the rustic wood on display. He explains how you, too, can use wood harvested from your land in your home. Read More.


Get the eGuide: 3 Steps to Buying Rural Land with Confidence

Buying land can sound overwhelming if you've never done it before, but these 3 simple steps will give you a strong grasp on the process. This guide tells how to find the right property, offers tips on financing a land purchase and lists key questions to ask before you buy. Get it here.

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Turkey Creek West
Just listed in Alabama! 

This 441 acre property is bursting with possibilities just north of the charming town of Pine Apple in Wilcox County, Alabama. Make this beautiful rural landscape yours. Read More.

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River Bend
Choose your spot in this rural Louisiana community

Escape to the tall pines and secluded oasis of the Calcasieu River in Allen County, Louisiana. River Bend includes 11 lots from 8 to 37 acres each within a short drive of conveniences in Oberlin and Kinder. Read More.

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Bellamy Point
Room to grow

Bellamy Point is a 7-acre tract located in the heart of west Nassau County, FL. a peaceful country setting with road frontage on Musselwhite Road. Bellamy Point is just a short 11-mile drive from I-95. Read More.