Nebraska Rural Living http://nebraskaruralliving.com Come Join Us. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:11:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cropped-NRL_logo_sq_512px-1-32x32.png Nebraska Rural Living http://nebraskaruralliving.com 32 32 91475114 RegeNErate Nebraska http://nebraskaruralliving.com/blog/uncategorized/regenerate-nebraska-3/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/blog/uncategorized/regenerate-nebraska-3/#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 02:05:05 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6536 Regenerative Agriculture as an organization comes to Nebraska. Well you might ask just what is this “Regenerative Agriculture?”; it is defined as: “Regenerative Agriculture” describes farming and grazing practices that, among other benefits, reverse climate change by rebuilding soil organic matter and restoring degraded soil biodiversity – resulting in both carbon drawdown and improving the

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My Nebraska origins. http://nebraskaruralliving.com/blog/uncategorized/my-nebraska-origins/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/blog/uncategorized/my-nebraska-origins/#respond Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:08:58 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6508 And proud of it!  Those of us born in the 1940’s(even prior to “Boomers”) know of the obscurity of our origin and early life.  Many of us went out into the wide world on our pilgrimage of discovery.  But in the end the path led us home again to the end of that dirt(now paved)

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Nebraska Barnwood http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-success-stories/nebraska-barnwood/ Sat, 31 Mar 2018 17:38:28 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6478 Dilapidated barns are a familiar scene in rural Nebraska, but one business is working to give new life to these historical treasures. Join writer Kristi Dvorak as she visits with a former Husker football player and an experienced contractor as they share the story of Nebraska Barnwood.

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Fritz’s Meat and Fritz’s Market http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/fritzs-meat-fritzs-market/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/fritzs-meat-fritzs-market/#respond Sat, 31 Mar 2018 17:13:00 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6466 For five generations, the Fritz family has been providing high-quality beef to residents around the world from their small-town Nebraska locations in Hildreth and Holdrege. Find out more as writer Ashley Bebensee shares their secrets to success.

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Dragonfly Desserts http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-foodies/dragonfly-desserts/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-foodies/dragonfly-desserts/#respond Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:12:49 +0000 http://nebraskarurallivingc.ipage.com/?p=3524 Want to taste the best cinnamon rolls in the state? If so, be sure to stop at Dragonfly Desserts Coffee House & Bakery in downtown Alma to enjoy a specialty drink and tempt your taste buds with decadent rolls and other delicious treats. Plus, if you are participating in the Nebraska Passport program this summer, you can stamp your card and get your sugar high at Dragonfly.

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Rural Nebraskans Inspire Active Lifestyles http://nebraskaruralliving.com/blog/rural-nebraskans-inspire-active-lifestyles/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/blog/rural-nebraskans-inspire-active-lifestyles/#respond Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:28:41 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6433 Kristi Dvorak’s article in the January issue of Nebraska Rural Living is very inspiring. Her story is enough to get even the least active among us to want to experience the runner’s high, amidst the beauty of the Nebraska landscape. It was really great to read about her journey of self-discovery, taking up running in

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Trudy L. Waterman http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/trudy-l-waterman/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/trudy-l-waterman/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:26:32 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6376 Trudy L. Waterman has been a resident of Naper for almost 12 years. Bringing along a lifetime of interest in photography, Nebraska, and the life changes that came with the move, have afforded Ms. Waterman the opportunity to consistently pursue and create photographic art.

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Suzanne Stratton http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/suzanne-stratton/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/suzanne-stratton/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:07:53 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6373 Suzanne Stratton was born and raised in Holdrege, where she has lived almost all of her life. As a child, she was always doodling or drawing and painting, and she assumed that she would one day be an artist.

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Roberta Barnes http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/roberta-barnes/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/roberta-barnes/#respond Wed, 28 Feb 2018 23:09:56 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6368 Roberta R. Barnes is a native of Nebraska and has always been a part of the rural lifestyle. She currently lives on a ranch outside of Halsey Nebraska with her husband, Randy. Both she and her husband continue to work and ranch outside of Halsey. Barnes maintains her studio at her home.

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Pat James http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/pat-james/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/pat-james/#respond Wed, 28 Feb 2018 22:43:43 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6340 Although she lived much of her life in large cities, Pat James decided to retire on family property in rural northeast Nebraska. Raised in the Chicago area, Pat went on to earn an MFA in sculpture and a PhD in art education, and she was an associate professor of art in the General College and the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota, before she retired.

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Lance R. Wurst http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/lance-r-wurst/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/lance-r-wurst/#respond Wed, 28 Feb 2018 22:11:29 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6329 Lance has been a teacher and coach in Nebraska Public Schools for more than 30 years. He was inspired by his college instructors to keep making art even though he was busy teaching.

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Meats & More Country Store http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-foodies/meats-more-country-store/ Wed, 28 Feb 2018 18:04:28 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6317 It’s like stepping back in time at Meats & More Country Store in Paxton. The quaint store is reminiscent of past simpler days, and the meat products sold there are made fresh from local producers and are free of preservatives. Enjoy a visit to Paxton’s unique custom meat store with writer Kristi Dvorak

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