Websites such as craigslist can often lead you to the used farm equipment that you need or want, but it can take diligence, patience and careful searching.
The community-supported agriculture model has become popular in recent years, which means more competition. Help get your CSA noticed through various ways of making customers feel they’re part of your operation.
At farmers markets and CSAs, duck eggs are uncommon compared with chicken eggs. Here are reasons to take advantage of that opening, for sales as well as your garden.
Succession planting lets you harvest a crop over a longer period, which prevents waste and lengthens your selling time. It also helps in several ways you might not have considered.
Landowners across the U.S. are being asked to lease property for solar arrays. While it might promise more profit and less labor, it does have strings attached.
Selling to restaurants makes a certain logical sense for farmers, but it requires its own strategy and effort. Before you start, ask yourself these three questions.
You don’t have to be a rancher to have a great herd of livestock on your hobby farm. Many terrific breeds are great for small acreage.
Some methods, such as easily readable signs, are obvious. Others, such as always standing and greeting customers, are more subtle and personal. All are important.