Burnout is common for new farmers. Simple things such as setting your own work hours and keeping your growing areas close to your house will help you avoid it.
Pascal Baudar, appealing to veterans as well as beginners, covers the essentials of foraging for wild ingredients to make wine, beer, soda and mead.
Drop everything to start a CSA tomorrow? No way. But if you dream of having a farm, here are some ways you can get started in the space you already have.
These market favorites are easy to sell and can help bring customers to your CSA throughout the season. Here’s why strawberries make CSA sense.
Considering how you’ll display and sell products and then gathering everything together will provide a lasting head start when the farmers market opens.
The broadfork has many uses on a farm, but the use depends on the type of broadfork you have. Here are beneficial uses and the best variety for each one.
Basil is a fairly reliable crop, and it figures into a lot of different recipes. Here are several ways you can make basil more attractive to customers.