Saturday, May 27, 2017

Growers can boost food safety on the farm by recognizing risks and implementing precautions in four areas of risk: water, animals, soil and handling.

House Bill 175 permits residential property owners to keep birds, rabbits, goats and other small livestock. Learn how to raise them on five acres or less.

Planting modern victory gardens reduces food insecurity by improving access to healthy, nutritious food.

A prairie is a natural-looking garden of native grasses and wildflowers. They are easy to establish, virtually maintenance free and attract pollinators.

Part-time farming boosts household income, provides access to health and life insurance and offers economic stability.

Whether you are breaking ground for a new garden or getting an existing bed in shape for spring, a little preparation goes a long way.

Vertical gardening, container gardening, and growing mini and baby vegetables are three techniques that grow more food in less space.

A time-flow sheet, turning busyness into bonding and support from family and friends can help you find balance in work and life on the farm.

Growing heirlooms in the home garden helps preserve genetic diversity and biodiversity of plant species. Learn more about 12 heirlooms to try this spring.

It’s going to take a lot of female farmers to feed the future. We will get there faster if we do it together and help one another along the way.
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