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I’m Kristy Athens, the author of the book “Get Your Pitchfork On!: The Real Dirt on Country Living” published by Process Media. This companion blog provides weekly updates every Sunday with the latest insights and advice for those dreaming of a rural lifestyle.

In “Get Your Pitchfork On!” I aim to equip readers with the practical knowledge needed to transition to country living. The book covers the essentials of rural home ownership, farming basics, and hearth skills. But it goes beyond just the nuts and bolts – I also tackle the often overlooked social aspects like healthcare access, schooling options, and navigating small town politics.

My goal is to be a trustworthy guide for anyone looking to “get away from it all” by providing an honest, unvarnished look at what rural living really entails. I draw upon my own firsthand experiences to share the rewarding highs as well as the challenging lows that come with a country lifestyle.

For more information about the book, you can visit www.getyourpitchforkon.com. To learn more about my background and writing, check out my author website at kristyathens.com.

Stay tuned to this blog for regular updates as I continue sharing my perspectives on all things related to sustainable country living. Thanks for reading!