People and profiles from rural America
One blogger shows how the post office plays an important role in community togetherness.

The Beauty of Appalachia
Why heritage, history, and the Historic Monteith Farmstead matter.
cosmetics | I Remember That
Arkansas Girl reminisces the sweet fragrances of the mail-order beauty care items her mother sold.
Pumpkin Everything Has a Beginning
These young gardeners are excited to start sharing their experiences with the GRIT blogging community.

Browse more great rural know-how in the GRIT archives: Community

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The Maxwell House Coffee Alarm Clock

The smell of coffee wafting upstairs was enough to get the blogger out of bed, even as a little girl.


Installing a Deer Feeder


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