During World War I,
the United States Food Administration encouraged folks not to waste any food.
Today <a href=”http://www.grit.com/community/food-waste-zmbz13mazgou.aspx” title=”at least 40 percent” target=”_self”>at least 40 percent</a> of the food we produce goes to waste. Imagine if that
was not the case! <a href=”http://www.grit.com/food/dont-throw-it-away.aspx” title=”Click here” target=”_self”>Click here</a> to learn more about minimizing food waste.</p>
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<a href=”http://www.grit.com/biographies/oscar-h-will” target=_self>Hank Will</a>
<em> raises hair sheep, heritage cattle and many varieties of open-pollinated corn with his wife, Karen, on their rural Osage County, Kansas farm. His home life is a perfect complement to his professional life as editor in chief at GRIT and Capper’s Farmer magazines. Connect with him on </em>
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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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