City Myth, Country Truth

There is a city myth that country life was isolated and lonely; the truth is that farmers and their families then had a richer social life than they have now, they enjoyed a society organic, satisfying and whole, not mixed and thinned with the life of town, city and nation as it is now. ~Rose Wilder Lane

by Dani Yokhna

City Myth, Country Truth

One of the joys of living an agricultural life is the culture that comes with it: Time spent doing satisfying work and knitting connections among family and friends. Rose Wilder Lane’s family began farming in the late 1800s, after the Industrial Revolution had taken a foothold in America. As it probably was for her back then, today it’s easy to get caught up in the bustle of a busy life. However, it’s satisfying to know we can turn back to the farm to balance the chaos and find fulfillment.

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