Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Treatment-free Beekeeping Workshop

By the Grit Staff

If you’re interested in taking a more natural approach to beekeeping, don’t miss this Treatment-Free Beekeeping workshop offered through the Rodale Institute. During this day-long class, industry experts Kirk Webster and Troy Hall will show you how to manage your hives without the use of synthetic inputs.

How to Grow and Prepare Horseradish

By Jason Herbert

Horseradish is a hardy perennial known for its pungent root, which has endless culinary possibilities. Learn how grow, harvest, and prepare horseradish, plus get ideas for different ways to put your homegrown horseradish to use in the kitchen.

RMSA Seed School

By the GRIT editors

If you’re interested in gaining a deeper knowledge of seed saving, check out this week-long course offered through the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance. You’ll learn from industry experts and walk away with the know-how and inspiration to start your own seed-saving project.

The 'Ivan' Tomato Rescue Project

By Laura Flacks-Narrol

How one grower went from kitchen window to market booth, and helped a cultivar go from the brink of extinction to success story.


2018 Soil and Water Conservation Society Conference

By the Grit Staff

Head to New Mexico for the 2018 Soil and Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference. Speakers and workshops will focus on a variety of topics, including rangeland and forest restoration, the use of technology in conservation, and much more.

Worm Keeping in the Winter

By Helmut Schimmel

Take care of your compost worms during the winter with these tips.

Vermicompost for Beginners

By Helmut Schimmel

Begin composting with worms for better soil.

Too Big A Bite

By Loretta Liefveld

Winter plans are too ambitious