Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

More Efficient Farm Management

By Ben Hartman

Leaning up increases efficiency and also creates a more pleasant farm.

I Daydream of Digging In The Dirt

By Caitlin Ethridge

Even though we are just beginning to feel some actual winter weather, I'm already planning my spring garden. From soil to seeds, I'm sharing my plans with you.

Our Homesteading Year in Review

By Becky and Andy

Becky and Andy talk about the accomplishments and lessons learned in 2015 on their small homestead.

The Average Farmer Is Pretty Old: Here's What the USDA Is Doing About It

By James White

With nothing less than our nation’s food supply on the line, the lack of young farmers is a big problem.


How to Start a Straw Bale Garden

By James White

Don't waste those straw bales, turn them into straw bale gardens. Here's how!

Year End Garden Summary

By Nebraska Dave

This post is about Terra Nova Garden successes and failures.

Coping with Injury on the Homestead

By Faithful Homesteader

When my husband fractured his kneecap, he had to rely on me to take over the chores on the homestead. We have to rethink how we do things on the homestead.

Small-Space Gardening Class

By the GRIT staff

Learn how to maximize your home garden yields with small-space gardening classes.