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

Inside the November-December issue of Grit, on newsstands Oct. 27
Make tried-and-true candy, extend your gardening season with container gardens and cold frames, and more


Make No-fail Candy Like Grandma’s – Try these seven easy recipes for fudge, divinity and more, plus learn tips for making homemade candy. Page 26

Hands-on Program Teaches Children About Food Gardening – A Minnesota program pairs volunteers with school children to grow vegetables for a local food pantry — and to teach them about the importance of organic gardening and local food. Page 60

Build Community in the Country – Moving from the city to the country? Befriend your new neighbors with advice from an urbanite-turned-small-town-resident. Page 70

Extend Your Growing Season with These DIY Cold Frames Get more out of your garden by building simple and inexpensive “miniature greenhouses.” Page 80

Stay Warm Outdoors This Winter Use these common-sense tips to keep warm while working or playing outside. Page 62

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 city limits. Grit offers syndicated content and e-newsletters for journalists and consumers, at no charge.

About Ogden Publications Inc. 
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