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 Country Life


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


Get the latest from New Terra Farm . . .

Now is the time to start planning your farm for next season, check out the resources below  to help you make next year the most successful year on your small farm . . .

Bootstrap Market Gardening

How to Raise Meat Chickens

Pigs on Pasture

Build a Bootstrap Greenhouse

Create an additional farm income stream on-line

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