January-February 2017

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Homemade No-Knead Bread Recipes
Methods and no-knead bread recipes guaranteed to make everyone a baker.

Homemade Biscuits and More Using Lard
Make delicious homemade biscuits, homemade tortillas, homemade noodles, and more with the old-fashioned ingredient lard.

Organize a Seed Swap
Exchange seeds and advice with gardeners in your community.

Cast-Iron Cookware for the Country Kitchen
Get the most useful pieces of cast-iron cookware for your country kitchen.

How an Aquaponics System Works
Discover the aquaponics system of food production that involves a symbiotic relationship between plant and animal.

Guide to Grain Mills
Discover the world of grain mills and choose one that fits your needs so you can start milling delicious flours.

Water Tank Heater Woes
Learning how to light the water tank heater leaves a lasting impression on one farm youth.

Russian Honeybees to the Rescue
With a resistance to the varroa mite, Russian honeybees might offer one solution to the backyard beekeeper’s fight against colony collapse disorder.

Basic Livestock Care Skills
Caring for livestock is among the basics for those practicing good animal husbandry.


Our View
Wood Stove Provides Warmth

Mail Call
Backyard Threshing, Hunting Traditions, Barn Preservation, Corn Husking, Rascally Rabbits, Neighbors to the Rescue

Friends & Neighbors
Portable DIY Air Compressor & a DIY Moveable Round Bale Feeder from our friends at Farm Show.

GRIT Gazette:
Hometown Buzz

National Farm Machinery Show
Lessons in Harvesting Grains
Organic Farmers Association
King Arthur Flour Baking Classes

Gazette: Conservation Programs for Landowners
Learn about a number of conservation programs available to farmers, ranchers and landowners to help support wildlife populations.

Recipe Box: Gluten-Free Goodies
Continue to enjoy baked goods with these delicious gluten-free recipes.

American Heirlooms: Growing Heirloom Cabbage
Top-producing varieties and growing tips for growing heirloom cabbage.

Looking Back: Driving Lessons at 13
Early driving lessons came in the clutch when milk delivery was on the line.

Country Tech: Choose the Best Pickup Truck for Your Needs
Your next truck is an important investment. Check out our expert advice on how to choose the best pickup truck for you.

In the Shop: Easy DIY Wooden Toolbox
Keep things simple with this easy but handy homemade DIY wooden toolbox.

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