small scale farming
The fields that were laid out in 1843 for livestock farming are teeming with hay-making grasses.
Using an old-world technique, Russians are growing their own organic crops -- and it's working.
Book reviews by permaculture educator Cindy Conner. Learn about Sustainable Market Farming, The Art of Fermentation, The Permaculture Handbook, and The Small-Scale Poultry Flock.
Preserving an abundant basil harvest for the coming winter.
Use of a mobile chicken tractors allows us to keep the birds on fresh ground and stay on top of the weeds.
Harvesting abundance in the early spring.
Transitioning seedlings from indoor starts to outdoor plants
Watch a video of a traveling sheep shearer at work and tell us about small-scale farming artisans in your region.
As winter descends a three-season hoop house is weeded, compost spread, and a straw mulch applied. Next spring will be here soon.
Leaves are a valuable source of mulch and fertility within the permaculture garden.
D Acres offers alternative economics. We are the 99&: join us.
The process of curing potatoes for winter storage.
Homegrown vegetables are a lesson for kids in where food comes from.
Gene GeRue relates the lessons he learned from a childhood of frugal living.
A potential solution to rising food prices, food insecurity and the obesity epidemic may call into play raising farms inside the city limits.