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.
Here’s what you need to know to grow hops to either sell in the expanding craft-brewery market or to get the home-brewed beer flavors you love.
Regardless of what size operation you run, it’s easy to overlook certain things when ordering seeds that can have consequences well into the growing season.
Big ideas might get people into farming, but little things done day to day on the farm and at farmers markets are what lead to financial success.
Do you have your heart set on a particular breed of chicks for your flock? Consult one of these sources to help you find what you want.
I set aside time and space annually to look back, evaluate and set intentions for the new year. Having a clear mind and open heart is a gift to myself and all who are close to me.