Keeping your budding farm business afloat with an on-farm income isnâ€™t something to be ashamed ofâ€”in fact, it could even help your business.
â€śBuy Localâ€ť is the rally cry of small-scale farmers everywhere, but choosing what items you purchase may need to be decided on a product-by-product basis.
If youâ€™re looking for a pest control thatâ€™s safe for people and the environment, your answer might not be pesticidesâ€”even if theyâ€™re naturally derived.
As farmers, weâ€™re all doing our part to make the food system better, but weâ€™re by no means perfect. So when is it OK to be content in your actions and when should you strive for more?