Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

It's A Husking!

By Lois Hoffman

I had no idea that there were actually contests for corn husking until I noted the Indiana Corn Husking Contest featured in "Country" magazine. I decided to try my hand at it.

Garden Project 2016 — Part 5

By Allan Douglas

Continuing this year's major garden project, we get into stepping and fencing.

Gardening Appalachian Style

By Katherine J. Black

Read about one vegetable gardener in Kentucky who tends to her crops the old fashioned way.

Garden Project 2016 — Part 4

By Allan Douglas

Continuing the timber garden wall, we look at the corners and joinery.


Don't Let Your Garden Sleep This Winter

By Lois Hoffman

Summer comes to a close and fall rolls around, but your garden has a lot of life left in it and can produce some surprising results.

Farm Grants for Sustainable Agriculture

By GRIT staff

See if you qualify for farm grants to support sustainable agriculture research.

Encourage Biodiversity With Ecological Farming

By Ryan Ridgway

Maintain the health of your land for years to come when you think in terms of ecology.

Environmental Health on the Farm

By GRIT staff

Join the Practical Farmers of Iowa for a seminar on environmental health.