Country living articles and other topics

(from your friendly neighbourhood farmer)

Country living articles, market gardening, making a living in the country (or anywhere else, really), writing for money, I may pontificate on any and all.

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The country living articles you will find here are based on my personal experience with the various topics; I don't like to write about things I haven't done myself.

In the same way, if I recommend something (a method, or tool, or product) it's because I actually use it - I won't suggest something I haven't tried and tested.

On with the show!

Market gardening articles



Why Farmers must avoid the Farmers Market! If you are a market gardener (or want to be), stay away from the farmers market more . . .

The Market Gardener's Secret Marketing Weapon. Market gardening is as much about 'marketing' as 'gardening'. Find out about the marketing 'secret weapon' more . . .

Smart small farm marketing. Every small farm business needs customers; this includes small farm businesses. Customers come from marketing. Here are some simple, smart ways to market your small farm business to keep that flow of customers coming more . . .


Living in the Country

Country living and country etiquette might hold some surprises for 'city folk'. Here's some things I've learned about Living the Coun try Life


And, here's a few more tips for Small farm living

Why my farm needed a website (hint: I needed more income, and a way to retire.) Here's why your farm needs a website, too


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