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Nectars in Nature
What's your favorite type of honey? Learn what all plays into honing the best-tasting honey.

A Beginner's Guide to Building With Cob
Get your Hands (and feet) dirty when you build your dream home using earth and straw.

Fantastic Forage
Soil quality and harvest cycles are two keys to healthier, more productive livestock.

The Incorrigible Caterpillar
These adaptive creatures play a key part in forests, fields and ecosystems everywhere.

Ditch the Itch
Learn what you need to know to avoid the undesirable poison ivy rash.

Making Camp
Suitable gear goes a long way toward a more enjoyable experience.

About to Sprout
Sprouted fodder for livestock packs a punch in animal nutrition.


Our View
Crazy for Cast Iron

Mail Call 
Desert Chickens, Grain Bin Gazebo; Plenty of GRIT; Loyal Readers; Raised Beds; Wild Leek Stock; Reflection on Heritage; Planting Trees

Friends & Neighbors
Converted Wood Hauler and a Monster Crop Picker from our friends at Farm Show.

From GRIT Gazette:
Hometown Buzz

Fredonia Farm Festival
2015 Locavore Index
Preventing Garden Pests
Farmers and Ranchers Join the White House
Pork, Peanut & Pine Festival

Horses for the Heart
At Heartland Therapeutic Riding, the gentle giants help change the bodies, minds and spirits of people overcoming obstacles.

Heart of the Home: Fixer-Uppers
Brought Antique School Desk Back to Life
Restored Old Unstyled John Deere A Tractor

Comfort Foods: Cooking With Cast Iron
What you need to know to get started with cast-iron cookware.

Looking Back: Mom's Apron
Myriad uses were found for the ever-present garment she wore to protect her dress.

Recipe Box: Tart, Tasty Gooseberry Pie
Wild or cultivated, the fruit can be a challenge to harvest and prepare, but many will argue that the result is more than worth the effort.

American Heirlooms: Essential Kale
Leafy green vegetable provides lots of nutrition and taste, as well as garden beauty.

Sow Hoe: Sentinels and Signals
Using other plants to attract pollinators or thwart pests may be the answer to a better-producing veggie garden.

In the Wild: Helpful Hunter – The Black Snake
This barnyard beneficial might startle you, but there's no need to fear.

In the Shop: Build Your Own Sprout Racks
An easy woodworking project to help organize your fodder-growing system.

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