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The Business Of Urban Farming

The Business Of Urban Farming

The Business Of Urban Farming When I was growing up, I would spend the weekends with my dad who, when I was very young, worked as a traveling salesman. He took my little brother and me on the road for his weekend trips around southern BC. He’d take us into stores with him and introduce ...

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why urban farming

Why Urban Farming? A Simple Question

Why urban farming? Why urban farming? You’ve probably heard the term the end of suburbia before. In fact, a very well-known film was actually made about the whole concept. The basic premise is that as fuel prices increase, living in the suburbs will become less economically feasible for average North Americans; the cost and time ...

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community supported agriculture

Tips For Selling At Community Supported Agriculture

Selling At Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) CSA refers to a common form of direct consumer marketing for small farmers where customers become members of the farm. Today, let’s talk about ways to selling at community supported agriculture. Most commonly, members pay up front for a season’s worth of vegetables so that they are sharing in ...

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Selling At Restaurants

Tips For Selling At Restaurants For Urban Farmers

Selling At Restaurants Working with chefs and selling at restaurants allowed me to double my production from one year to the next. The first year I started I worked with only a few restaurants, as it was difficult to keep up to their demands on a weekly basis. This is why I advise working only ...

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tips for selling at the market

Tips For Selling At The Market For Urban Farmers

Tips for Selling at the Market In the previous post, we have briefly touched about how to make more money as urban farmers. Today, let’s dig in a bit deeper on tips for selling at the market. 1. Work on Your Customer Service Skills Learn to be polite and friendly with people. The beauty about ...

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how to make more money

How To Make More Money For Urban Farmers?

How to make more money? Hmm… ‘How to make more money’ is always a challenging questions for beginners in urban farming. In this post, we will outline some potential approaches and tips to help you. Market Streams It’s always a good idea to be diversified. Any economist will tell you that. Farming is no different. ...

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urban farming

Urban Agriculture: Transforming City Life

Welcome to the world of urban agriculture! In this article, we will explore the fascinating concept of growing food in the midst of the concrete jungle. Whether you have a small balcony or a rooftop garden, urban agriculture offers a sustainable and rewarding way to connect with nature and enjoy fresh, homegrown produce. Let’s dive ...

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farm models

5 Proven Urban Farm Models To Make Money

Urban Farm Models Below are five different urban farm models that can work for a commercial urban farm operation farming on ½ acre or less. I have run my farm at various sizes and scales over the years, and a lot of the models in this part are based on what I have tried. Some ...