Small Farm Grants and Financial Assistance
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Small Farm Grants and Financial Assistance

Wondering about where to find money for your small farm startup or expansion? Perhaps you need farm equipment but don’t know how to pay for it. Well, there…

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How to Prepare the Soil for Growing Garlic
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How to Prepare the Soil for Growing Garlic

It’s very important to prepare the soil properly for growing great, large, good-tasting bulbs of garlic. First, you need to know what kind of soil you have–and conducting…

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Caring for Chickens: Daily and Monthly Chicken Care Tasks
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Caring for Chickens: Daily and Monthly Chicken Care Tasks

  Having a flock of chickens requires some tasks that you need to tend to daily and monthly. These chores will keep your hens happy, healthy and safe.…

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Raising Angora Rabbits for Wool
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Raising Angora Rabbits for Wool

The Angora rabbit is thought to have originated in Ankara, Turkey, although the facts remain unclear. What we know for sure is that Europe has raised angora rabbits…

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Plan and Build Your Chicken Coop
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Plan and Build Your Chicken Coop

Your chicks are on order and the brooder tub is all set up and ready for them. Now you just need a place to put them when they’re…

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Starting Cultivation of Land on a Farm
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Starting Cultivation of Land on a Farm

The homesteading movement of the 1960’s started gaining popularity again in the early 2000’s. Even if being a full-time farmer isn’t for you, running a small farm is…

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How to Choose Pig Breeds For Your Farm
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How to Choose Pig Breeds For Your Farm

So, you’ve decided that pigs are a good choice for your farm, and you want to raise them for meat. You’re wondering: what breed do I get? What…

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How to House and Fence Pigs
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How to House and Fence Pigs

If you’re raising pigs for meat on your small farm or homestead, you probably want to know how to house and fence them properly. Fencing for Small Enclosures…

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How to Start an Egg Business
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How to Start an Egg Business

Maybe you’ve been raising laying hens for your family and wanted to expand, or perhaps you’re starting fresh with a new flock and already know you want to…

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How to Start a Small Farm Business
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How to Start a Small Farm Business

If you want to start a small farm business, you may be wondering what step to take first. You might not even have land yet, but you are…

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