The evolution of our passion projects Read more

People & Places


Brian Baiamonte

In a close-knit, deadline-driven company there’s no “not my job.” Read more

People & Places


Brian Pavlich

Heaps to celebrate in 2018—and we couldn't have done it without you Read more

Supper Club

An accidental career as a TV host Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


James Fox-Smith

Would you rather eat Camembert or play with a puppy? Read more

House & Home


Trevor Bexon

Still starry-eyed after 35 years Read more

People & Places


David Gans

How to make a roomful of middle-aged Australians behave like sentimental fifteen-year-olds Read more

People & Places

The small but enlightened club of fanatics lovingly nurturing pots of fermenting sourdough starter in the back of their fridges Read more



William Warby

And other homespun remedies Read more

Knowing Nature



In case of emergency, clutch your taxidermied piranha Read more


All year long we’re inviting everyone who has ever opened a copy of Country Roads to share their story with us. Read more

People & Places


via Wikimedia Commons user K.Tapdıqova

If the thought of a large, in-ground swimming pool out the back of a modest farmhouse miles from anywhere seems incongruous, the fact that it leaks probably is not. Read more

House & Home

You have to wonder how many of them were declared by people just looking for a way to make it to March Read more

House & Home

How have we kept a mag in print for thirty-five years? And how are we celebrating? Read more

People & Places


Andrea Matherne

The St. Francisville series that served as inspiration for Country Roads Supper Club Read more

Supper Club

On patriotism and paperwork. Read more

People & Places


lucie monk carter

I've written about all sorts of experiences from my weird-but wonderful-life as a stranger in rural Louisiana—ghosts, oversexed chickens, learning to dance, driving on the wrong side of the road. But I have never before written about politics. Read more

People & Places


Flickr user Y2kcrazyjoker4 via Wikimedia Commons

On annoying one's parents through song Read more

Visual & Performing Arts


Scott Bauer, USDA

An unpleasant incident in a new Volkswagen inspires thought, insurance claims Read more

Knowing Nature

Musings from the department of biting off more than we can chew. Read more