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

Inside the July-August issue of Grit, on newsstands June 29

Grit July-August 2010 cover

Try a New Twist on Burgers — Bring new life to a family favorite with these savory hamburger recipes.

Beefing Up the Troops — Soldiers serving overseas get a taste of home with grassfed beef products from a small family farm in Southeast Kansas.

Gardening Saves Money and Sanity — Slash your grocery bills and promote healthy habits by taking up gardening.

Celebrate Summer with Strawberries — Save money – and enjoy better-tasting fruit – with this guide to growing your own strawberries.

Birth of America’s Breadbasket — Revisit the Homestead Act of 1863 and how the promise of free land changed agricultural production throughout the Great Plains.

Breaking the Bad Bat Stereotypes — Rid your yard of unwanted insects by befriending bats.

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 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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