Market Farming

How to Build a Mason Bee House and Bring More Pollinators to Your Garden [In Photos]

Creating a natural habitat for bees and other pollinators is an aspect to gardening that we can cultivate. Increasing pollinator gardens and landscapes will help bees, butterflies, bats and many other species. You don’t need a lot of space to grow a pollinator garden, even pots of flowers and herbs can grow on a balcony. If you have space consider growing hedgerows of pollinator plants around your vegetable garden

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Three Times A Day, You Need A Farmer

These statistic shows that women are powerfully needed in many of the issues our world faces today. When we have secure land rights, and own our farming business, we can drive communities out of food deserts and empower ourselves within our household and community.

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Thirteen Things To Expect When Becoming a Market Farmer

The first year, I remember coming out of the field, having harvested all day in the heat and my friends calling me about a house party. “Just one sec, I am going to make dinner, wash and I will be there.” I barely made it to dinner and was sleeping by nine o’clock.

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Stories of Women Who Farm

Women Who Farm Resource Directory Farm and Garden Resources Join our Resource Directory Farm Finder Global Farm Finder List Your Farm Articles Market Place Contact Us Stories of Women Who Farm Click on a picture to see the farmer’s story. Emily Yarra of Brightside Produce, Australia, “In this photograph I am 9 months pregnant and…

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From City Life to Living in the Back Country With No Power: Why I Choose To Live Off Grid

As we’ve gone more and more off the grid at our farm, we’ve found that time has opened up in new ways. We spend less time tending technology and more time living our lives. Our bodies also feel more attuned to the days, as when the light begins to fail, we shut down our electronics and light the candles, allowing our bodies’ rhythms to naturally slow toward sleep. Most of all, living off the grid has taken away a fear we didn’t really know we had until we made the jump: can we have a decent quality of life without someone else controlling the power? The answer is yes.

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