Living the Country Life

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This Vermont man is learning life lessons from his honeybees
It’s the little things in life that count. The little things on Ross Conrad’s property in Middlebury, Vermont, are thousands of honeybees. He has 100 hives and the insects are teaching...
An Oregon woman has a successful business pairing goats and yoga
Lainey Morse owns some beautiful land near Corvalis, Oregon. While hosting a child’s birthday party, she struck up a conversation with a parent who was a yoga instructor. With the scenic view...
An Illinois man is giving tiny farms a shot at larger sales
It can be hard for folks who grow small quantities of high-quality produce to find someone to buy it. There are chefs, brew masters, and others who would love to have those products, but they don...
This New Hampshire man is connecting people to land and animals through old traditions
A man named John Sanborn had one of the most important farms in 18th century Loudon, New Hampshire. He had water rights to operate a grist mill and saw mill. In 1997, Colin and Paula Cabot bought the...
This Ohio couple raises meat animals the natural way
Randy and Pam Moore never dreamed that they could make a living on 105 acres, but they’re doing just that. The Wilmington, Ohio, couple live on the farm that has been in Randy’s family...
This North Carolina man developed a business out of sunshine and sheep
When a solar farm company came to talk to folks in Bunn, North Carolina, about putting solar panels on farm ground, Chad Ray wished there was a way to keep that land in pasture. He reached out to...
This guy loves having flies around his place
Millions of tons of food in the United States ends up in our landfills. Patrick Pittaluga of Atlanta, Georgia would rather it end up feeding fish and farm animals. Patrick is starting a business...
An Arizona man went from designing small farms to one of his own
Erich Schultz worked with a landscape design firm in Phoenix, Arizona, focusing on high-end residential and commercial landscaping. One of his projects integrated farms into neighborhoods. Erich...
A Nebraska couple provides customers with medicinal herbs
Nicole Saville has a passion for sustainable agriculture and herbal medicine. When she and her husband Paul moved to Lincoln, Nebraska a few years ago, they rented a half-acre plot of land from...
This West Virginia couple grows blueberries and taps maple syrup in the mountains
Linda Zimmer and her husband Don Olson live on 80-acres in Blue Rock, West Virginia. Their farm sits at a three-thousand-foot elevation in the mountains, which creates a perfect climate for growing a...