We have compiled 17 years of Grit, bringing you all the best information to help you get the most out of living out where the pavement ends and utilizing your backyard in town — delivered on a flash drive that plugs into the USB port on your favorite device. Questions about backyard chickens? No problem, use our search function to bring up all of Grit's relevant content! Whether cooking, crafting, woodworking, small-scale farming, gardening, livestock, pets, or canning and freezing are on your mind, we have you well covered!
As publishers, it’s our privilege to bring you content designed to help you get the most out of your lifestyle. By bringing together a diverse collection of articles and illustrations, we get the chance to share our vast archives with you and to celebrate the work that you, our treasured readers, have enabled us to accomplish over the years.
Today, as we forge ahead into a new and uncharted media landscape, we continue to invest in ways to deliver the most relevant and valuable content in the most efficient and innovative formats. This digital archive (updated with 2022 content) contains more than 11,000 articles formatted for optimal computer viewing. From articles on growing the best heirloom tomatoes and which types of chickens, you should raise to stories that will help you choose the right machinery the first time, help with maintenance and show you how to choose and build fencing, and so much more—you’ll find it all here! In addition to the ability to search the entire archive or browse by each month and year, the interface contains enhanced search features.
- Date range
- Exact phrases and word combinations
- Entire flash drive content
- Headline only
- The content of each individual article
- Popular categories, such as DIY projects, backyard chickens, baking bread, creating the best garden soil, and so much more.
We hope this digital archive provides you with endless hours of inspiring and practical advice as we continue our journey together.
Technical Information: This complete GRIT 2006-2022 archive can be viewed and searched on a PC without needing an internet connection.** It also includes its own private browser, so you won’t have to worry about browser updates on publicly available internet browsers, such as Microsoft Explorer or Firefox.
Windows Users: Open the Windows folder and click 'Launch Grit Archive 2006-2022', then click 'START SEARCHING' to begin searching.
**Many articles contain links to other websites. To access these links, a browser (such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Explorer, etc.) and an internet connection is required.
System Requirements: Windows 7 or Mac OS X 10.8 or later.