If you live in a hot climate, summer lettuce might seem impossible to grow. But a combination of efforts in germination, irrigation and harvesting can make it worth your while.
Some urban and suburban people who move to the country file complaints against existing farming operations. If one comes your way, your state’s law might protect you.
You might want to raise chickens for eggs, meat or the aesthetics of the birds themselves. This overview covers traits of several common chicken breeds.
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.