Urban farming business plan.
Curtis Stone: The Urban Farmer / Recommend Reading
Have you ever considered farming, but you have no land?
Would you perhaps be looking for a comprehensive urban farming business plan?
This is the perfect information source for you if you want to farm, but:
– You stay in an urban area and you don’t own agricultural land;
– You don’t know the required techniques or business strategies.
– You don’t know which high yield crops to plant; Read more
Raised Garden Beds Benefits
Modern day homesteading and the move to a more off grid basic lifestyle brought a new interest into own food cultivation.
Even city dwellers took up an interest in growing their own vegetables. Raised garden beds and even containers are becoming increasingly popular as the solution to growing your own organic vegetables.
There are numerous benefits of raised garden beds and / or container gardening.
Composting is nature’s way of cycling organic material into nutrient rich, fertile soil.
Compost is natures gift to the off-grid, organic farmer. Many of us know the benefits of using compost as an organic fertilizer, but not all know how to make a compost pile.
Which is best?
To buy one of the chicken coop kits readily available, or to find easy chicken coop plans and build your own?
Both options have some pros and cons.
Before considering your options, you must first decide on a few things: Read more
Free Range Chicken farming
Rearing free range chickens as part of the off-grid lifestyle can be very rewarding.
Apart from being self-supportive with eggs and meat from your chicken husbandry, your free range chicken farming may also be expanded into a handy income source to support your off-grid lifestyle. There are even more benefits to rearing free range chickens … Read more
How to plant potatoes and growing potatoes in containers
You may be pondering on the question of how to plant potatoes as part of sustaining your off-grid lifestyle on a small and economical scale.
Traditionally our minds are programmed to view potato growing as a full-scale farming activity, for which fair-sized land is needed as indicated in this picture. well, …..think again. Read more