Healthy, nutrient-rich food starts with vibrant soil. You can build that vibrant soil in your backyard in 10 steps.
You’ve decided that the country life is for you. You’re ready to get back to your roots, to get closer to nature, and to become more self-reliant. Or maybe you already have your place in the country. You’ve been keeping livestock and a garden for years. But somehow you’ve run into difficulties. Your lifestyle just… Continue reading Introducing Your Path to Abundant Living in Flyover Country
With wise stewardship of the land, a couple of acres can yield an amazing abundance.
Here’s a system that you can use to build your own method of managing time based on cognitive stack theory.
Too many family ranches these days are supported by a spouse’s off-ranch income. But this book by Cody Holmes proves that it doesn’t have to be this way!
The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner is a season-guided approach to keeping up with the homestead chores in sync with nature.
There are two attitudes toward farm internships prevalent in America today. The first is that of stubborn individualism, the rugged “gonna do it my way” philosophy commonly associated with farmers. The second is best described as, “What I need is some interns to get this place in shape!” In Fields of Farmers: Interning, Mentoring, Partnering,… Continue reading Fields of Farmers
Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.
Rather than bringing fresh produce and meat to the customer, such as at a farmers’ market, some agripreneurs opt to have the customer come to the produce, perhaps picking it up at a stand or perhaps by participating in a CSA program. While there are definitely advantages to this style of marketing food, such as… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Selling Direct On the Farm
Water for Every Farm is rather heavy reading, but it does address adapting farming practices to the land.