Yes, we are here!

At GRIT and MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we have been educating folks about the benefits of self-reliance for 50 years. That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond. Our online store is open and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our customer service staff is available Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m. CDT. We can be reached at 1-866-803-7096 or by email. Stay safe!

Best Summer Drink Recipes

Cool off one of our best summer drink recipes.

| July 2013

  • Homemade-Lemonade
    Nothing refreshes like Old-School Lemonade.
    Karen Keb

  • Homemade-Lemonade

When the summer sun blazes, few things refresh like an ice cold glass of lemonade, iced tea or homemade soda. Making these rejuvenating coolers is easy and many of the ingredients are already growing in your backyard garden – and the rest are in the pantry. If you’re feeling adventurous, try putting excess berries or honey to use in homemade beer and wine. If you’re an iced tea aficionado, make it the easy way  in your drip coffee maker. Just put mint, herbal blend and/or tea leaves in the clean filter basket and run normally. Looking to add a little pizzazz to that traditional lemonade? Dress it up with any number of ingredients, including berries, honey, mint, sage and other herbs. Experiment to find your favorite combination; share with your friends and watch their eyes light up. You can’t go wrong when it comes to the summertime cool down! 

Best Summer Drinks

Rhubarb-Strawberry Honey Lemonade  

Rose Petal Pop  

Fresh Mint Iced Tea  

Homemade Fruit Wine  

Homebrewed Beer  

Live The Good Life with GRIT!

Grit JulAug 2016At GRIT, we have a tradition of respecting the land that sustains rural America. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing to GRIT through our automatic renewal savings plan. By paying now with a credit card, you save an additional $6 and get 6 issues of GRIT for only $16.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and send me one year of GRIT for just $22.95!

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds Newsletters

click me