How to Begin Your Small Farm Dream

A plain language guide

Created with SARE support
Michelle Hughes | 2010 | 24 pages
guide on how to begin your small farm dream

This plain language guide from New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is for people who want to start a small farm. It will help you consider the benefits and challenges of owning a farm, and will introduce you to services that can help you get started. It covers skills you need to start a small farm; risks and rewards of farm ownership; financial resources; creating a business plan; and marketing. Download now:

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.