Learn about organic farming, gardening, feeding chickens, organic certification, and how to deal with chicken manure.
Growing vegetables and raising animals for market on a small acreage is doable ... and profitable.
Take it from us: Living off the land is a wonderful experience full of beautiful sights, fresh air, lively and entertaining animals, and tasty produce grown in your own garden. Nathan offers advice on how to farm organically on less than an acre; Allan keeps expanding his gardening efforts, and it’s more than just appealing to the eye; let your chickens free range for good nutrition and more; learn how a small farmer can earn organic certification without a lot of hassle; and use the deep-litter manure management style to keep your chickens happy and the coop odor-free. Visit the webcam aimed at the brooder in GRIT’s office; let Wendy know about your experiences with a broody hen; create a divine pasta salad for tonight’s dinner; and then sit back and enjoy the latest episode of “TOUGH GRIT” after reading about starting a garden from seeds in TOUGH GRIT Hints From Hank Will.
Living Off the Land
More than 150 workshops, great deals from more than 200 exhibitors, off-stage demos, inspirational keynotes, and great food!LEARN MORE