People and profiles from rural America

From Summer to Winter

By Mary Carton

Summer left and we went straight into winter. Fall harvests are winding down and Christmas events have started. The fall colors have been spectacular.

Life in the Mountains: Wildfires

By Allan Douglas

In the fall trees are dry and highly flammable. A fire can spread rapidly, and wildfires are a part of life here in the mountains.

Bobcat Launches “I Have An Idea” Contest

Press Release

Contestants can offer their ideas for new Bobcat accessories, with winners announced weekly.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors With Gardening and Harvest

By Armani Tavares

Canning bounty helps gardeners enjoy their plot, and shows the beauty of neighbors helping neighbors.


Distinctive Gifts for Men from Orvis

Press Release

From Problem Solvers to Gifts for the Great Outdoors – Just the Right Present for the Distinguished Gentleman

International Homesteading Education Month

GRIT magazine has teamed up with MOTHER EARTH NEWS to celebrate International Homesteading Education Month, which we’re declaring for September.

Holiday Guide

Over the years, GRIT has featured many articles that are handy for planning for the holidays, cooking for the holidays, and finding gifts.

Recycle an Old Dress into a Skirt

By Texas Pioneer Woman

I have an old dress that does not fit me well, but I would like to use it to make a simple skirt. The easiest way to make a dress into a skirt is to attach it to a wide elastic waistband.

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