Try Small Town Life

If you're tired of urban living but not quite ready to tackle the work involved in establishing a farmstead, small town life might be the solution.

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Small towns like Savana, IL and small town life thrive on the banks of the majestic Mississippi River. —an important artery in the transportation of America's industrial and agricultural products.
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Our son Matthew constructs a log fort with deadwood scavenged from the nearby forest.
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Outdoor play in the fields and woods surrounding our home has opened up whole new worlds to our "city" children in all seasons.
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Though we only have a small garden, there are many productive farms around Savanna that are good sources of inexpensive (and high quality!) food. This farmer still trims his hillside pastures with a horse-drawn mower.
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A visit to the neighbor's pony "Prince" is always a thrill for our daughter Elisabeth.

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