Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Urban Grit

By S.M.R. Saia

A photo tour of two unexpected food gardens in downtown Washington D.C.

Small Space Composting, Part 2

By Robyn Dolan

An update on Mrs. D's new small-space composting system, involving 5-gallon buckets and where best to locate them to minimize the odor.

How to Protect Your Farm

By Megan Wild

You make a number of investments on your homestead or farm. Here's how you can protect your family and land.

End of the Summer Garden and Beginning of the Fall Garden

By Faithful Homesteader

We are still enjoying some things from the summer garden as we start planting for our fall garden.


Reaping Garden's Bounty

By Lois Hoffman

It doesn't get any better than eating food fresh from the garden. Each year, among old favorites, there is always a new crop of fresh recipes to accompany the bounty.

Happy First Birthday, Sweet Summer Farm!

By Sweet Summer Farm

Our first year at Sweet Summer Farm is coming to a close. Here are our experiences during that first year.

How To Go Green On Your Farm

By Megan Wild

Eco-friendly farms are a huge trend right now. Here are a few ways to tell if going green is feasible for your homestead.

How to Make Extra Money From Your Farm

By Megan Wild

Most people have no idea what challenges face a small farm each year. Here's how you can make extra money during an off-year.