Find Your Homestead Mentor

By Kristi Cook

Use these helpful tips to discover enlightening homesteading mentors in your area, and learn to master your surroundings.

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DIY Grocery Bags from a Tote Bag Activist

By Lacy Razor 

Make your own substitute for plastic grocery bags.

Rub Some Dirt on It

By Caitlin Wilson

Defend your garden from unwanted animals.


Map Skills for Hitting the Trail

By Sarah Schartz

Technology can fail, don't rely on GPS to get you where you need to go in the wilderness. Practice map skills by identifying cardinal directions and landmarks to find your way home or back to camp.


By Readers 

Check out this story from a GRIT reader about the day a skunk crossed the path of a girl and her puppy.

Old-fashioned Reminders Brought Home by COVID-19

By Sarah Joplin

Here you will find a short list of old-fashioned practices helpful to remember, especially during a crisis

Thunderstorms & Tornados: Anticipation, Awareness, & Reaction Time

By Kyle Ferlemann

Learning from nature: What the prairie dog can teach us about protecting ourselves from springtime weather threats.

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