• Free Ranging: The Pros & Cons

    When I brought my first animals home to the farm there was no question in my mind as to whether they would live the life of free range animals. I wanted my animals to be just as free as I…

  • Issues With Selling or Buying a Farm

    “There are a multitude of things to take into consideration when selling your farm, together with a number of issues that will require careful deliberation. Two such issues, which are not immediately apparent but may have an impact on a…

  • Issues With Selling or Buying a Farm

    “There are a multitude of things to take into consideration when selling your farm, together with a number of issues that will require careful deliberation. Two such issues, which are not immediately apparent but may have an impact on a…

  • Self-Sustainable Lifestyles are Becoming Illegal

    Across the U.S. local zoning officials are making it increasingly difficult for people to go off-grid and live self-sustainable lives. Building tiny homes, harvesting rainwater, using solar or wind energy, and even building community gardens are being targeted and in…

  • Index takes guesswork out of buying a farm

      Opinion   Talking Point: New index will take the guesswork out of buying farm businesses JAN DAVIS, Mercury WE’VE been hearing a lot lately about growing interest in Australian farm land. The proof of the pudding is always in…

  • Index takes guesswork out of buying a farm

      Opinion   Talking Point: New index will take the guesswork out of buying farm businesses JAN DAVIS, Mercury WE’VE been hearing a lot lately about growing interest in Australian farm land. The proof of the pudding is always in…

  • What to consider when building an off-grid cottage or cabin

    If you’re thinking of purchasing a second home, whether it be a cottage, cabin, lake house, camp or other, you may be considering going totally off-grid. It’s an exciting idea for homeowners who want to actively reduce their carbon footprint, and get…

  • How Could Buying a Hobby Farm Change Your Future?

    by Bella Scotton The Hobby Farm Success in Today’s Modern World There are a lot of reasons why a family may decide that a hobby farm would be the best place to live. One of these reasons is because it…

  • How Could Buying a Hobby Farm Change Your Future?

    by Bella Scotton The Hobby Farm Success in Today’s Modern World There are a lot of reasons why a family may decide that a hobby farm would be the best place to live. One of these reasons is because it…

  • Building off the grid 3 ways

    What would your home look like if you unplugged for good? Tour these one-of-a-kind versions of living that dream as seen in three DIY Network specials of Building Off the Grid: Mountain Man Cave, Tiny House on a Lake and…

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