Valley of the Whispering Wind

By Louis L'Amour

In this excerpt from Louis L’Amour’s Kilkenny, a drifter’s pursuit of a quiet life finds him the perfect piece of land and a few obstacles along the way.

Celebrating Family

By Caleb Regan

For Caleb, farm ponds have remained a focal point of childhood memories, family outings, and first-time writing assignments.

Cattleman Catlow

By Louis L'Amour

A skilled cowhand makes a name for himself on the Plains in this excerpt from Louis L’Amour’s “Catlow.”

Summer Farm Camp

By the GRIT staff

Enroll your child in a hands-on farm experience at Heritage Creek Farm Camp.


“Starting a Vineyard” at Monticello

By the GRIT staff

Learn the basic principles of grape growing at Monticello’s spring viticulture class.

Hunting Morels

By Caleb Regan

Caleb looks back on time spent hunting morel mushrooms with family, and looks forward to future hauls.

Should You Build Your Own Homestead?

By Bobbi Peterson

Homesteading can be enticing at first glance, and while it does prove to be an idyllic existence for those so inclined to that lifestyle, the road there is not an easy one.

Time for a Fresh Start

By Erin C.

As the new year rolls around, we are making new homestead plans and adjusting old ones.

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