Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Mulching Grass – The Benefits and How to Get Started

Explore the versatility and benefits of composting grass clippings.

Farm Land Transfer Planning: Soft and Hard Issues

By Kathryn Z. Ruhf and edited by Teresa Opheim

Provide for future generations in farmland beliefs by planning for the future with farmland transfer plans.

How to Husk, Shell and Utilize Black Walnuts

By Clyde Myers

Make the most of black walnut season with these tips for husking, shelling, and utilizing the famously tough nut.

Welcoming the Winter Garden

Rebecca Martin

Group Editor Rebecca Martin talks about the benefits of winter gardening.


Seed Starting Basics

By Shaye Elliot

Follow these basic seed starting tips to get a head start on gardening season.

The Right Seeds for Your Garden

By Shaye Elliot

Choose the best seeds to grow in your garden by following this guide to different types of seeds.

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.

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.

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