If you want to be a small-scale farmer, don’t be fooled—you’ll put in many hours to make a living, but there are small glimmers of hope we can make this lifestyle work.
As the number of farmers’ markets across the country grows, so does the variety in what and how they sell. These tips from successful markets will help yours from getting lost in the crowd.
Don’t undercut your fellow farmer or sell yourself short. Use this guide for charging a price for your veggies that both you and your customer can be happy with.
Your kids’ innocent farming mistakes can mean big problems for you. Turn the situation around to make even their biggest oopsies somewhat helpful.
Even when things get busy on the homestead, it’s important to keep your head on your shoulders or you might just find yourself face-to-face with a poisonous snake.
I couldn’t tell you who named Steve or even where the name came from, but regardless of the origin, “Steve” quickly became a bar to which all future roosters would be measured.
Over my lifetime, I developed many coping mechanisms for dealing with adult ADD, but when I had a baby, quit my job and moved to the farm, I finally began to see how it impeded my life.