The world is becoming increasingly digital, so if you want to communicate best with farmers-market or CSA customers, these marketing methods are easy to learn as well as cheap—or even free.
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.
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.