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  1. Reality Check for New Backyard Farmers

    Courtesy of Roxanne C., Philadelphia PA Still high from a full season of farming conferences, and primed by government funded training programs, new farmers are now heading back to the land to pursue their farm dreams. Most often they include a farmstead set amid rolling hills, a lone tractor silhouetted against...

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  2. A Multi-locational Farm is a Realistic Ideal

      Courtesy of Wally S., Wally's Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK Whenever I see farming conference programs at this time of year I feel like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day. The hot topics are always the same. Land access. Farm succession. Risk management. I just don't relate because years ago...

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