Many farmers want their own land, but as Brian Cole of of Bigfoot Farm points out, leasing farmland can get young growers farming faster.
Without generational knowledge to learn from, new growers often make farming mistakes along the way. It can be hard, but the lessons learned are invaluable.
Jessie Sheffield from the London-based allotment reveals key cultivating tips for beans and tells us why she’s smitten with giant Greek Gigantes.
Looking for an easy-to-grow plant with income potential for your hobby farm? Blackberries and raspberries fit the bill and are a “berry” good idea.
De Gillies from the Ontario-based hobby farmstead she founded with her husband takes us inside the day to day running of Gilly Farm, their labor of love.
In “No Till Intensive Vegetable Culture,” Bryan O’Hara provides a detailed road map for transitioning away from tillage and toward regenerative growing practices.
There are a number of good reasons for keeping goats beyond dairy and meat. From goat yoga to brush clearing, caprine creatures bring a lot to the farm.
First-generation farmer Dayna Geraghty of Geraghty’s Microfarm offers words of advice and encouragement for taking the homesteading plunge.
Interested in firewood heating but not sure where to start? Here’s what you need to know to get started—best wood for burning, proper storage and more.