Right to Farm Laws
By Grit Staff | Aug 5, 2014
A recent push, primarily in Midwest states, for state constitutional amendments possibly protecting large-scale agriculture operations from such things as animal rights groups and opponents of genetically modified crops is seemingly pitting big operations against small-scale growers. The Right to Farm movement is a hot topic in the Heartland, and added regulations at the state level could result in various outcomes. Find more information at the website of your state department of agriculture. The Rural Blog, based out of the University of Kentucky, for more information.
Train Children to Hunt, Forage, and Identify Plants
Our world has never introduced more technology into our individual lives, offering our children so many roadblocks to natural learning. That’s why it’s so important that parents make a concentrated effort to train our children in almost-forgotten skills of plant identification, foraging and harvesting wild game. Not only do traditional skills provide learning that cannot […]
Letter from Editor Caitlin Wilson emphasizing the need for community, neighbors, connections and communication.
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