From aquaponics to recreational retreats, we look at ways to make money on your land.
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Real people. Real stories. Real land.

Making Money With Your Land:

When you own land, you can explore a world of possibilities to make your land not only home, but a source of income. This month, Rethink:Rural talks to country residents who make their living various ways on their land, including businesses built around farming, tourism and raising horses, to name a few. In addition to these articles, be sure to check out our interview with the owners of a country corn maze, a mushroom farm and a "farmcation" destination.

How would YOU turn your land into profit? 


Traders Hill Farms Leads The Way In Aquaponics

This Hilliard, Florida, aquaponics farm is growing produce in a fraction of the space and time using fish and the water they naturally fertilize. No soil required! Read More.

Elderberries the ultimate cash crop

Elderberries—The Ultimate Cash-Crop for Your Rural Land

Wondering how you can diversify your rural land and increase profits? The elderberry is picking up steam as the promising superfruit crop of the South. Read More.

How many acres do I need for an outdoor retreat?

Turning Acreage Into an Outdoor Retreat

The owners of a mountain bike getaway talk about how they found the property of their dreams and made it work for their vision of a rustic retreat. Read More.

Aunique Horse Ranch

Aunique Ranch: A Horse Rancher’s Paradise in New Waverly, TX

One couple shares their story of buying their dream property and turning it into a horse breeding and sales business, a haying operation, and a cattle and tourism business. Read More.


How to Retire to the Country

Are you thinking about moving to the country when you retire? We literally wrote the book on how to do it! Get tips on planning ahead, hiring the right team to make your dream a reality and the "small print" to be aware of before you make your move. Get your rural retirement eGuide here.

Mills Corner

Mills Corner - Parcel 7

Get your slice of the country life!

This 5-acre tract is one of 9 total parcels, just listed, about 7 miles from Callahan, FL. With two parcels already pending you'll want to pick out your perfect parcel soon. Read More.

Star Ridge Community

Star Ridge -
Parcel 12

Life's too short to live in the city. 

Star Ridge is less than 11 miles to Livingston, TX, which still has that small town, traditional feel, with the benefits of big city amenities. One of 8 available parcels, this 13 acre slice of land is ideal for your dream home in the country with room to grow! Read More.

Bellamy Point Room to Grow

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.