Some require season extenders or even transplanting, but these crops will be welcome among customers eager for fresh produce in early spring.
Water? Good soil? A solid barn? Sure, those are obvious. Here are several elements you might not have considered that might end up being crucial.
In his new book, Michael Foley gives examples of farms implementing solutions others can follow and also shows the link between sustainability and enduring civilizations.
Many free or inexpensive options exist these days to help farmers spread the word of their products to potential customers. Here are some basic tips.
Mulch can improve garden soil and also limit weeds. Here are a number of materials that make good mulch, their pros and cons, and where you can get them.
Every farmers market is different, and not every farm is right for every one. Learn what you can and consider these factors when deciding where to sell.