If you aim to make a living off the land, consider one of these projects in profitable farming that will provide a good start and support longer-term ventures.
Making value-added products such as pickled vegetables, jam or even wine from what you already produce could improve business. First, ask some questions.
The survey shows big increases in the number of goat dairies and women farmers; other data reveal the popularity of goat products such as cheese and soap.
If you’re loading up after a strenuous day or week, you can easily overlook obvious things. Here’s a starter list of what to bring to the farmers market.
Some require season extenders or even transplanting, but these crops will be welcome among customers eager for fresh produce in early spring.