Deciding in advance on what to include each week in addition to calculating how much to plant and when are components ensuring every CSA member gets a bountiful basket.
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.
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.
Mapping areas of different use as well as various flows on your land will help you coordinate needs and resources to create connections beneficial to all.
Lavender is an easy-to-grow, high-value crop that offers an excellent return on investment. Here are basics on lavender and how to grow it for profit.
We’re talking about more than vegetables or livestock. What do you really want out of your farm? What are the resources and people who can help you get it?