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Features

Earning on an Acre
Intensive square-foot gardening makes it possible to make more than $43,000 per acre in produce.

Enhancing Butterfly Habitat
Plant trees to attract butterflies to your yard and garden, as well as do your part for the countryside's conservation efforts.

Prescribed Burning
Well-timed and carefully managed fire will keep your pastures and meadows productive.

Gardening as a Labor of Love
One organic grower recounts why gardening is in her blood, as well as how her plots have changed over the years.

Branching Out on the Homestead
Plant trees on your property for food and energy savings.

Hill Farming in the Mountains of Great Britain
Learn about a traditional British farming method and how to use it on your small farm.

Departments

Our View
Trees for Tomorrow Long before I ever read the likes of Aldo Leopold, Henry David Thoreau or Wendell Berry, I was fascinated with trees.

Mail Call 
Dandelion Salad; Wood Heat; More Wood Burners; Heated to the Core; Passion for Heirloom Seed; Self-Reliance; Former Delivery Boy

Friends & Neighbors
Square Bale Feeder and a DIY Wood Shed from our friends at Farm Show.

From GRIT Gazette:
Hometown Buzz

Heritage Days Festivals
Farm Insurance
Beekeeping 101
Treating Small Ruminant Intestinal Parasites
Herbs Galore & More

Discovering Food Culture
A unique school in the isolated mountains of Virginia teaches people the art of sustainable agriculture and how to pass it on.

Comfort Foods: Italian Farmhouse Dinner
Home cooking at its best using the freshest and finest ingredients.

Looking Back: Branded in the Outhouse
Gas space heater makes quite the impression during one youngster's first experience with an old-time, classic amenity.

Recipe Box: Desserts for Any Occasion
Try something different, like Sweet Potato Surprise Cake or Oatmeal Cake finished off with a coconut topping.

In the Shop: The Art of Making an Ox Yoke
Working with wood can be a challenge, but the finished product is well worth the effort.

American Heirlooms: The Super Sweet Spud
Not a yam and not a potato, this vegetable shows up in cultures around the world and makes a tasty side dish for any occasion.

Sow How: Container Gardening
You don't need a lot of space or deep topsoil to produce delicious vegetables.

Country Tech: Choose the Right Trimming Tools
From weed whackers and edgers to the old reliable ax, here are all the tools you'll need to keep your landscape neat and tidy.





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