Hank Will, editor: 785-274-4355, 
Brandy Ernzen, brand manager: 785-274-4304, 

Inside the January-February issue of Grit, on newsstands Dec. 29
Choose a heating stove, make no-fail bread, garden all year long and more


Save Money with Heating Stoves  Learn the basics of biomass-burning stoves and slash your energy bills by installing one in your home. Page 48

Bake Easy Homemade Bread  Try these simple recipes for flavorful fresh bread. Page 26

Make Your Own Maple Syrup  Discover how easy – and delicious – it can be to make your own maple syrup. Page 44

Become a Four-season Gardener — Reap the rewards of extending your gardening efforts beyond the spring and summer with these expert tips on using high-tunnel hoop houses. Page 60

Raise Goats for Fun and Profit  Get expert advice on which breeds match your needs, what to do once you bring them home and why they make great companions. Page 54

and much more …

About Grit 
Grit magazine ( has celebrated rural American lifestyles since 1882. Each bimonthly issue combines practical articles, product reviews, do-it-yourself building plans, beautiful photos, reader advice, humor and a healthy dose of fresh attitude to offer a complete guide to life outside the city limits. Grit offers syndicated content and e-newsletters for journalists and consumers, at no charge.

About Ogden Publications Inc. 
Ogden Publications Inc. ( is the leading information resource serving the sustainable living, rural lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities. Key brands include Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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