Country Life Stories

Short stories celebrating the best parts of country life including beloved family traditions, neighbors helping neighbors and the wonderful feeling of an honest day’s work.

Wild Horses in Colorado

November 14, 2014

Judy Barnes found her true calling caring for the wild horses in Colorado who roam its high desert.

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Garden Joke at Harvest Time Gives Neighbors a Laugh

October 15, 2014

This garden joke played out with a case of mistaken vegetable identity.

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Celebrating Thanksgiving Family Traditions on the Farm

October 14, 2014

Each year, they gather at the farm for delicious food and Thanksgiving family traditions.

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Harvesting Peaches at Pennsylvania Family Farm

September 24, 2014

At Fairplain Farm, planting and harvesting peaches is a fruitful family tradition.

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Growing Chestnuts in Michigan

September 24, 2014

These Michigan producers have been growing chestnuts for nearly two decades.

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Old Family Recipe for Mustard Pickles Brings Joy

September 17, 2014

Mother and daughter relish the rebirth of a treasured old family recipe.

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Chris Ramsey’s Wooden Hats

August 29, 2014

Wooden hats aren’t the only thing this talented wood turner makes.

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Once a Cowboy, Always a Cowboy

August 27, 2014

He’s a farmer now, but he’s always a cowboy at heart.

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Life on a Farm is the Same in any Country

August 26, 2014

They moved to Africa and found life on a farm strikingly similar to the states.

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Heirloom Apple Cider

August 15, 2014

Whether fresh off the branch or pressed into cider, an heirloom apple is a treat!

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