What It Takes To Farm Up North

In their series of three blog posts, Ryan and Isabelle of Field Good Farms in Cache Bay, Ontario share their...

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Tracking Expenses

If you have ever been frustrated by a flurry of last year's receipts at tax time, you should read this...

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The Whole Farm Budget

Have you ever asked yourself “how do other farmers budget and track their finances”? In this blog post, Brenda Hsueh...

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Financial Management on Black Sheep Farm

My name is Brenda Hsueh and I am the owner and farmer of Black Sheep Farm. My farm is located...

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Introducing the Business of Organic Farming

Here’s a little background on me: I’ve been farming full time for over 30 years, growing certified organic produce at...

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Pasturing Poultry – We’re not done with Efficiency! – Part 3

In my last few blog posts (Pasturing Poultry - Part 1 and Part 2), I’ve been describing how we raise...

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Cultivating Tractor

Our Farmall 140 cultivating tractor has become a cornerstone of our vegetable operation.  I maybe didn’t realize this until earlier...

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The Rotary Hoe

If you are equipping yourself for organic grain and oilseed production on a budget, your primary equipment focus should be...

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Portable Crate Scale

One of the challenging aspects of starting a livestock enterprise is to be able to judge the weight of the...

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Pasturing Poultry – More on Efficiency – Part 2

In Pasturing Poultry - A Conversation About Efficiency - Part 1,  I talked about how critical it is to find ways...

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The Scuffler

Now that you’ve planted your organic corn, soybeans or edible beans into a fertile field, you’ll need to be ready...

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The Flame Weeder

One of the most notorious market gardening task is weeding the carrots bed. Most reader who’ve interned on a small...

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