Everything You Need to Know to Start Farming
By Lauren Ware, About.com Guide
Design Your Farm
Scheme, dream, fantasize - then make it reality. Use these tools to jumpstart the process.
- Should I Farm?
- Start Your Small Farm
- 10 Tips for Starting Your Hobby Farm
- Set Goals for Your Farm
- Choose Animals and Crops
Your Farm Business
Not content to have a few chickens for eggs, you're farming because you want to earn your living with your farm-based business.
- Start a Farm Business
- Write a Small Farm Business Plan
- Sell at the Farmers Market
- Sell Your Chicken Eggs
Learn About Soil
Great soil is key to growing great veggies. Learn how to maximize what you have and how to improve what isn't there.
Grow Good Things
Learn the basics of growing vegetables and crops, and you're well on your way to getting your farm off the ground.