Category: The Business

Kansas Department of Agriculture Licensing Guides

Kansas Department of Agriculture Licensing Guides

Agripreneurs have to be careful to keep up with the legal aspects of their businesses.  Fortunately, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has put together a series of licensing guides to […]

Farm Fresh

Farm Fresh

Are you considering direct marketing grassfed meat and dairy products?  Before you begin, perhaps you could benefit from a little food for thought on the subject.  Try Farm Fresh: Direct […]

What is Community-Supported Agriculture?

What is Community-Supported Agriculture?

One of the main features of the recent local foods movement is a desire to connect farmers and consumers. On the one hand, many farmers want to share their practices […]

9 Unique Agritourism Ideas

9 Unique Agritourism Ideas

Agritourism is one of the most popular trends in small farms today.  Some producers love to share their crops and pastures with guests, often taking the opportunity to educate people […]

You Can Farm

You Can Farm

Unlike some of the other Joel Salatin books we recommend, You Can Farm is not a practical how-to guide, but a philosophical challenge geared toward beginners.  It’s a great way […]

Starting & Running Your Own Small Farm Business

Starting & Running Your Own Small Farm Business

That first year of entrepreneurship can be rather daunting, no matter what your business is.  Fortunately, Sarah Beth Aubrey walks you through the process in ten steps. The ten steps […]

Building a Sustainable Business

Free eBook: Building a Sustainable Business

Are you considering making the jump and turning that farming hobby of yours into a real business?  Do you already have a farm business and are considering expansion, new options […]

Streams of Income

Streams of Income

Setting up multiple streams or sources of income is a good idea no matter what we do in life, but it is an invaluable practice for the country family and […]

How to Direct Market Your Beef

Free eBook: How to Direct Market Your Beef

For those of you who want to sell beef, How to Direct Market Your Beef by Jan Holder is a must-read! In a friendly, easy-to-understand manner, Holder explains the different […]

Why Direct Market?

Why Direct Market?

When it comes to selling produce and livestock that we have raised ourselves, we have two main options: Market products directly to our customers. Sell products through conventional commodity channels. […]