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 Marketing Meats & Milk by Allan Nation.
Beware of little Expenses: a small leak will sink a great Ship. —Benjamin Franklin
It’s very easy to get carried away in our farm spending. It seems that there’s always some handy tool or machine that would make life a little easier, and there’s always a steady stream of things needing to be repaired. If you’re ready to rein in the spending a little bit, here are a fewContinue reading “3 Money-Saving Tips for the Farm”
Environment, community, family—all are pieces of the sustainability puzzle.
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 to start contesting paradigms and brainstorming outside of the box as you are guided through the process of creating a vision and making it happen.Continue reading “You Can Farm”
This book outlines pros and cons for many of the countless decisions you will have to make in your first year of entrepreneurship.
Even if you don’t need a business plan to obtain funding for your enterprise, you can still benefit from walking through the thought process explained in this book.
Small streams quickly add up to a reasonable living. Furthermore, if a catastrophe strikes one source of income, chances are there will still be others.
By living debt-free you may have to settle for less at first, but at least your resources will be your own until you can save for better.