In the vein of What is a small farmer, Yes magazine has a short profile of a series of new young farmers
Tag Archives: starting out farming
Small farm economics
Melissa has a good post up on financing a startup farm. When you add it to Katie’s financial post and our rundown of starting a farm, beginning farmers can get a pretty good dose of the realities of making it happen.
Starting out farming is getting to be a pretty popular pastime…between the cost of food, the rise of locavory, and the price of oil, there’s currently more demand for good, locally produced food than the market is able to supply. Folks on the PACSAC list even joke that they’d like to be on the list of full CSA’s, not looking