Do Your Homework Before You Start Farming

July 31st, 2012

Thinking about how great it would be to get back to the land and grow your own food is something a lot of people consider on a regular basis. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard someone I know saying they would love to leave the city life behind and start their own farm. They are obviously not thinking it through. I grew up on a farm and spent most of my childhood and teen years working with my parents to grow and bring in the crops. It takes a special person to run a farm successfully. You simply can’t show up with a hoe and some seeds and turn a plot of ground into a profitable venture in a year or two. Continue Reading »

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Do Not Feel Intimidated when Starting Your First Garden

July 31st, 2012

 ... Path to Adopt New Canadian Organic Standards | Nature's Path FoodsThere are many people that are turning to organic food because they see that there are many health benefits that are associated with it. Not only do they realize that their own health is going to be benefited from this, but they realize that it is much better for the environment and also for all animals that are involved with farming. People that have this inclination and who have the circumstances to grow their own food are starting to do so. Continue Reading »

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