Urban Farms

Find what you need to know about backyard chickens, beehives, rooftop gardens, and everything else for producing food at home.
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How to Raise and Care for Baby Goats
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These Animals Are Easy to Raise on a Small Farm
Farmer and Banker looking at crops.
Details of a Small Farm Business Plan
Goats on goat meat farm
Housing and Fencing Goats on a Small Farm
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6 Free Barn Plans
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How to Start an Egg Business
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Small Farm Grants and Financial Assistance
Farmer and his family herding his flock of organically raised turkeys
Guide to Choosing and Raising Turkeys
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How to Know If a Goat Is Sick
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The Benefits of Raising Goats
How Long Do Chickens Live?
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Do Horses Need Horseshoes?
Man Holding a Turkey Chick
Raising Healthy Turkeys From Poults: 6 Things to Know
Nubian Goats at the Holtsville Zoo
How to Raise Dairy Goats for Milk
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Goat Diseases
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How to Buy Land for a Homestead or Small Farm
Vietnamese potbelly pig (Sus scrofa f. domestica), piglet, captive, Austria
Pot-Bellied Pig Food
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How to Start a Hobby Farm
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How to Start a Small Farm Business
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Housing and Fencing for Raising Turkeys
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Starting Cultivation of Land on a Farm
Farmer feeding turkeys on farm
How to Feed and Water Turkeys
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How and When to Pick Sweet Corn
Pot bellied pig eating grass
Treating Dry Skin on Pot Bellied Pigs
Flock of turkeys on farm
Where to Buy Turkey Poults
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Cover Crops and Their Benefits
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How to Plan a Garden to Feed a Family
Old style, rustic wood post barb wire fence protecting a corn field in the midwestern US
The Types of Fences Available to Use on the Farm
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How to Sell Farm Products to Food Distributors
A black pullet in front of a wooden fence
Raising Pullets for Your Small Farm or Backyard Coop
County Fair
How to Buy Goats for Your Small Farm
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13 Best Examples of Cover Crops for Your Small Farm
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Tips for Starting Your Hobby Farm
Working the soil.
Prepare Your Soil
Girl with a pot-bellied pig in barn
How to Socialize, Bond, and Handle Baby Pot Bellied Pigs
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8 Types of Goat Breeds
Urban Farmer Transporting Freshly Harvested Pumpkins In Wheelbarrow
How to Start a Small Farm
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Starting Your Small Farm from Scratch
Close-up of Turkeys at Poultry Farm
How to Choose Turkey Breeds
Mother Earth News magazine
The 7 Best Small Farm Magazines
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How to Requeen a Honey Bee Hive
Hobby farmer holding basket of tomatoes
What Is a Hobby Farm?
Boer Goat (Capra hircus) in Pen Looking at Camera
Tips for Raising Goats
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How To House Train a Pot Bellied Pig
Angora rabbit on straw
Raising Angora Rabbits for Wool
Fresh potatoes, carrots, canned vegetables and jars of jam in the new cellar
How to Build a Root Cellar
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Invaluable Tips for the Beginning Homesteader
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Specialty Farming and Alternative Crops for Small Farms
SONOMA, CA - NOVEMBER 26: With less than one week before Thanksgiving, turkeys roam at the Willie Bird Turkey Farm November 26, 2013 in Sonoma, California. An estimated forty six million turkeys are cooked and eaten during Thanksgiving meals in the United States.
Should You Raise Turkeys?
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How to Make Your Own Maple Syrup
Sorghum field
How to Grow Sorghum-Sudan Grass as a Cover Crop
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DIY Animal Fodder Sprouting System
A group of alpacas on small farm
How to Raise Your Own Alpacas on the Homestead
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How to Sell Chicken Eggs
A goat in a field
Facts About Mini Alpine Goats
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How to Keep Farm Records
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Growing Guide for Onions: Plant Care, Harvest Tips, and Varieties
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How to Sell Small Farm Products Online
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Tools for Building Fences on the Farm