2/13/2013 8:35:45 AM
When Cultivating a Dream begins to become a reality.
2/8/2013 9:43:19 PM
I've been putting off thawing out my freezer for a good reason. It was an all day job. Looking for Bald eagles along the Tennessee River, I got more than I bargained for.
1/7/2013 4:17:21 PM
Coming to love a cocky rooster and learning how to live with animals helps one man grow up.
12/30/2012 4:26:06 PM
An excerpt from Sarah's Great Grandmother's journal. Shows the food she canned in 1924 and 1925 for her family of four boys.
9/14/2012 9:22:41 AM
This new beekeepers shares her experiences and discoveries of opening her hives late in the summer and prepares for Autumn.
6/27/2012 5:24:24 PM
Andy and Becky recap the last three months and all the changes herein. Included are a move, a new garden, jobs and great expectations for the coming months...
6/25/2012 9:48:37 PM
A happy accident brings a run of surprise pumpkins.
6/19/2012 4:30:30 PM
Feeding rabbits a healthy mixture of pellets, hay and a few treats will keep them happy and strong.
6/19/2012 3:03:30 PM
Before you begin your rabbitry, take a quick tour of popular rabbit breeds in this excerpt from “How to Raise Rabbits.”
4/19/2012 8:53:47 AM
Rabbits may be bad for the garden, but seem to make dandy pets.
2/22/2012 12:46:04 PM
Do you wonder if you're too old to start a new life in the country? We were in our late 50s when we started developing a farm with our extended family. If you're realistic and practical, it's never too late!
2/17/2012 10:41:14 AM
An excerpt from “Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits” provides information for those interested in showing rabbits.
2/16/2012 4:18:23 PM
Thinking about keeping a rabbit as a pet? Here are some of GRIT's favorite show and pet rabbit breeds.
2/14/2012 4:21:01 PM
Pet rabbits have a way of stealing hearts and minds, turning their owners into enthusiastic and dedicated fanciers.
2/14/2012 3:34:20 PM
Turn your yard into rabbit food and start growing oats, wheat, beets and other tasty rabbit treats.
2/14/2012 11:45:10 AM
Musings about raising kids on a farm, and how they come to understand the difference between pets and livestock.
2/13/2012 1:34:49 PM
A woman tells the story of two little girls, who, bored, decided to play dress up with some little pigs
2/13/2012 1:15:20 PM
A Missouri woman recalls how her mother raised a pet bull calf that was orphaned in a storm on their family farm
2/13/2012 12:21:26 PM
An Oregon woman tells the story of how Mother Hen, one of her Leghorn chickens, raised a clutch of orphaned ducklings
2/13/2012 12:07:53 PM
Iowa woman recalls her two favorite farm animals while she was growing up on her family farm
2/13/2012 12:00:54 PM
An Iowan shares her memories of cats and dogs and some unintentional pets made of baby skunks
2/13/2012 11:51:00 AM
Oregon woman recalls caring for two baby rabbits during her childhood on her family farm
2/10/2012 4:50:11 PM
Keep your baby rabbits safe with this simple DIY rabbit nesting box.
2/10/2012 3:45:39 PM
Your rabbitry dreams move from concept to reality with these plans for rabbit houses.
2/9/2012 9:49:40 AM
One morning in the barnyard of her family farm, the author finds an orphan calf, and after looking for the mother, decides to raise it herself
2/9/2012 9:41:09 AM
An Iowa woman reminisces about the Chester White hogs that her family raised on their homestead
2/9/2012 9:33:23 AM
If you’ve considered raising rabbits for profit, read this advice from a professional conservation breeder.
2/8/2012 4:39:14 PM
Raising rabbits was a family venture for GRIT editor in chief Hank Will.
2/8/2012 1:19:59 PM
Pennsylvania woman relates her experiences with farm life while growing up on the family farm
1/6/2012 11:12:46 AM
The Mayan calendar that comes to an end later this year on Dec. 21, 2012. Having traveled for over 30 years with some of the key Daykeepers and Native elders who hold traditional understandings, I am pleased to offer those true stories.
12/27/2011 8:39:02 AM
Mountain Woman reflects on 2011
11/14/2011 11:37:25 AM
Mountain Woman shares a very special cookbook from Ozark County, Missouri, and has a giveaway for one.
10/26/2011 9:12:27 AM
Autumn is upon us and here are a few suggestions on how you can make use of the wonderful season.
10/15/2011 12:30:24 PM
Mountain Woman profiles a Vermont artist and has a giveaway for some beautiful note cards.
9/19/2011 11:14:00 PM
Sarah tells why she homeschools, and answers the three most popular questions asked of homeschoolers.
9/13/2011 2:21:41 PM
There was no preparing the hive for an earthquake, but how do you protect it from a hurricane?
7/19/2011 1:57:35 PM
Mountain Woman learns about green manure.
6/27/2011 9:00:06 AM
How do you define farm?
6/24/2011 3:08:54 PM
Just a few (of the many) reasons why I could never, ever return to city life!
6/9/2011 9:38:31 AM
Variety of factors leads to critical shortage of small-town large-animal vets.
4/29/2011 10:48:29 AM
The ongoing collapse of bee colonies around the world is a pressing concern. The sacred role of tobacco, and its manufactured synthetic analog forms (the neonicotinoids) are thought by many to be the cause.
4/8/2011 12:32:27 PM
Several years ago when we got our first package of bees the guy gave us a great method for installing the package - no shaking of bees into the box. It was simple, easy and worked perfectly! No need to upset them if you don't have to!
3/29/2011 1:07:29 PM
Dream of living on a rural property but can't afford to move? Here are a few ideas to get you from city lot to rural acreage faster than you think.
3/23/2011 5:54:12 PM
E-zy.net is proud to announce the release of the latest product in the line of EZ-BridgeLT™ high power outdoor wireless systems. With the EZ-BridgeLT™ you can now wirelessly share time-saving data between your home, barn, and workers in the field.
3/1/2011 3:37:18 PM
Rural living can be messy - and stressful for those who like their homes clean and tidy. Here are some ideas to keep your inner neat freak happy.
2/25/2011 8:41:56 AM
Unable to do any serious cooking while her kitchen is under construction, a cook makes a metaphorical pudding instead.
2/10/2011 11:25:10 AM
Raising ducks in your backyard gives you eggs, ducklings and entertainment.
2/10/2011 12:23:02 AM
Paul Gardener checks in and gets ready for a great 2011 garden season.
1/22/2011 12:25:04 PM
The winner of the 2011 On the Farm calendar is announced!
1/5/2011 8:27:58 AM
Mountain Woman reflects on the past year.
11/23/2010 9:36:42 AM
Mountain Woman gives thanks for her farm life.
10/7/2010 10:38:03 AM
How 5 turkey poults gave Mountain Woman a direction for the farm.
8/19/2010 9:34:40 AM
Hank reports on his trip to Gallagher's sales meeting and new product rollout.
6/27/2010 9:56:18 AM
Facing a friend's serious illness, Colleen considers how small moments help create a full life.
6/15/2010 4:38:03 PM
Heritage breed – Silver Fox Rabbit – strikes a chord with Missouri couple.
4/14/2009 8:57:10 AM
Poultry are an all-natural, animated insecticide.
4/10/2009 4:05:34 PM
This wonderful species dines on garden slugs and lays delicious eggs.
11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
While many of us prefer to think that our meat grows on trees, anyone who raises animals on a farm eventually has to face the facts: Species eat other species. And that pretty much includes us.
9/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
Welcome to the small-town feed store – retail the way it used to be.
9/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
A new brand of feed store is coming to America’s suburbs
9/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
Everything I ever needed to know I learned at the feed store.