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.
Investing time and money now, before you start a farm, can save a lot more time and money down the line. Here’s what you need to learn and have ready before you start.
Some crops can’t fetch the price needed to make a profit, while other crops appear in abundance certain times of year so you should put your energy elsewhere.
Timing, type and source of cover material, and letting go of certain preconceived ideas factor into establishing a no-till garden that works for your circumstances.