Small Farms Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

How to Plant Garlic
Learn how to plant garlic on your small farm, homestead or hobby farm.

Are Eggs From Hens on Pasture More Nutritious?
You know the eggs from your grass-eating, pastured hens taste better, but are they really better for you than supermarket eggs?

How to Grow Onions on the Small Farm
Learn the tips and tricks to grow great onions on your small farm, homestead, or hobby farm.

How Bees Make Honey - Learn How Honeybees Make Honey
Learn how honeybees take nectar and make it into sweet, delicious honey.

Recipes for Turnips
Turnips are a popular crop on the small farm, homestead, and hobby farm. Learn how to make use of your turnips and help your CSA and farmers market customers make the most of them, too.

Definition of Queen Bee - Honey Bees
What's a queen bee? Small Farms.

Definition of Brooder
What do people mean when they say you need a chick brooder for your new chicks?

5 Easy Animals to Raise on the Small Farm
Wondering what are the five easiest animals for the beginning small farmer, homesteader or hobby farmer? Here are my choices.

Beehive - Start Your Langstroth Hive - Beginning Beekeeping Supplies
Learn about what parts make up a beehive, specifically a Langstroth bee hive.

How to Make Calendula Oil
Learn how to make calendula oil - for salves, lip balm, and lotions - on the small farm. Calendula is used in many beauty products and is great for the skin. Plus, it's easy to grow.

Garlic - Description and Varieties of Garlic
Learn all about the types of garlic - hardneck and softneck - and various varieties, and basic information on what type of soil, pH, and other key factors you need to grow it.

Should You Raise Pigs?
Find out whether raising pigs on the small farm is right for you.

How to Harvest and Dry Calendula
Learn how to harvest and dry calendula properly on the small farm. Calendula is used in many beauty products and is great for the skin. Plus, it's easy to grow.

Build a Raised Bed - Plant It Out
The final step in building a raised bed is the most satisfying and fun - filling it with delicious vegetables, gorgeous flowers, or yummy fruits!

How to Build a Raised Bed - Fill With Soil
Now that you've got your raised bed built and ready, it's time to start thinking about how to fill it - how much soil and what type.

Build a Raised Bed - Line the Sides
Depending on the material you used to construct your raised bed, you may need to use weed block to line the sides of the bed as well as the bottom.

Build a Raised Bed - Cover Bottom of Bed
The next step is to give your raised bed a proper bottom so that weeds can't come through.

How to Build a Raised Bed - Make the Frame
Learn, step by step, how to build a raised bed to grow plants in. Grow strawberries, tomatoes, or any vegetable in a raised bed.

Common Goat Diseases - Small Farm Animals
Preventing goat diseases by keeping your goats healthy is definitely the first line of defense. You should also know about these when buying a goat.

How to Start a Value-Added Farm Business
Learn how to start a value-added small farm business, or add value-added product to your existing small farm or hobby farm.

How to Start Homesteading
Start homesteading, right now, even if you live in the city.

Do I Need a Small Farm Business Plan?
Wondering if you need to write a small farm business plan? Find out whether you do and if so, how to write one. Even if you don't have to write one, you'll learn why it might be a good idea to go through the business plan writing process.

How to Homestead in the City
Living in the city but have the urge to homestead? You can do it! Homesteading in urban spaces is possible and it's fun, too.

How to Brew Kombucha at Home
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.

How to Brew Kombucha at Home
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.

How to Brew Kombucha at Home
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.

How to Brew Kombucha at Home
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.

How to Brew Kombucha at Home
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.

How to Brew Kombucha at Home
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.

How to Brew Kombucha at Home
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.

How to Brew Kombucha at Home
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.

How to Grow Mixed Salad Greens on the Small Farm
Growing your own specialty salad mix can be fun and rewarding for the small farmer, homesteader or hobby farmer. Learn how to grow salad mix - an easy, enjoyable and profitable crop on the small farm.

Season Extension - Starting Spring Seeds Early And Harvesting Late Winter Crops
Want to get a jump on planting crops and your food garden this season? With season extension ideas like cold frames and polytunnels, you can get your small farm or homestead garden going earlier than you ever imagined.

How to Keep Your Goats Healthy
Keeping your goats happy and healthy is key to success as a goat farmer, homesteader or hobby farmer. Learn how to know when they're sick and how to keep them from getting sick in the first place.

Storing the Harvest for Winter
Maximize the harvest by storing your fruits, vegetables and other crops so that they last all winter long.

How to Choose Rabbit Breeds
Learn which rabbit breeds are best for your purpose: meat, pet, or wool/pelts.

Preventing Turkey Problems and Diseases
Learn how to prevent and treat problems and diseases in your turkey flock - including protecting them from predators.

How to Barter - Bartering for Goods and Services on the Small Farm or Homestead
Bartering for what you need with products from your small farm or homestead can be beneficial and great fun, too! Learn what you need to get started trading or bartering goods and services.

How to Feed and Water Pigs
Learn how to feed and water your pigs properly on your small farm, homestead or hobby farm.

Dog Training Collar Review - SportDOG SportHunter 1225 Electronic Dog Training Collar Review
This is a review that looks at the features of the SportDOG SportHunter 1225 electronic dog training collar.

Poult - Definition of Poult
What is a poult? Small Farms.

Double Digging - Definition of Double Digging
Learn what double digging is and why you might want to use this method to improve the soil on your small farm, hobby farm or homestead.

Top 10 Tips for the Beginning Homesteader
Learn from those who have done it before and get some tips for starting your own homesteading adventure.

How to Start Agritourism on Your Small Farm
Learn how to start an agritourism operation on your small farm.

How to House Rabbits
Learn about how to build a rabbit hutch that will keep your rabbits happy and healthy on your small farm, homestead or hobby farm.

How to Build Raised Beds
A complete guide to building your own raised beds for small farming, homesteading and hobby farming intensive growing methods.

Raise Animals
Learn how to raise chickens, geese, ducks, turkeys, guinea fowl, sheep, goats, bees, cows, and more. Everything the small farmer or homesteader needs to know about animal husbandry.

Should You Raise Goats?
Wondering whether keeping goats on your small farm is right for you? These are the key questions to ask yourself if you're thinking of raising goats on a small farm, homestead, or hobby farm.

Projects
Do it yourself! Here are some ideas for projects you can do on your small farm or homestead. You'll find everything from canning food to building a chicken coop.

Start a Farm
Want to start farming but don't know where to begin? Start right here!