People and profiles from rural America
Share our readers’ experiences collecting cast-iron cookware, growing stevia, raising dexter cattle, sharing persimmons forecasting, and more.

Eliza Portrait
Eliza Greenman, Millennial Orchardist
Blogger Andrew had the pleasure of meeting the Backyard Fruit Growers who share skills and tips, scion wood for grafting and cuttings for rooting, seeds and ideas.
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I Daydream of Digging In The Dirt
Catch up with dirt lover Caitlin as she plans this year's garden.
Improving Disaster Preparation on the Homestead
Be sure you and your homestead are prepared when natural disasters hit.

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

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The Maxwell House Coffee Alarm Clock

The best alarm clock in the country home was a pot of fresh coffee.


Choosing the Best Fencing for Your Homestead


Amy GreeneLife in the Greene House
By Amy Greene

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