This organic fertilizer method is by far the easiest way to get essential nutrients quickly into the soil, and I have had nothing but success using it.
Composting is a great way to reduce the amount of food waste and yard debris from going to landfills, it provides a wonderful “free” amendment to poor soils, and can even reduce your water use and save you money.
If you’re trying to get by and want a self-sufficient meat source, but are limited on space or are trying to do it on the sly so your landlord and neighbors won’t find out, quail is an excellent option.
Part three of our sustainable farming series where we focus our attention on raising kits to harvest.
Breeding rabbits isn’t rocket science, but does require special care during this time. This segment of our sustainable farming series details tried and true methods of breeding your doe and how to ensure the kits are delivered healthy.
Don’t let anyone tell you that you must have acreage in the country to increase your personal sustainability. As long as you’re creative and refuse to be discouraged, you’ll be surprised to learn how much of your own food you can produce anywhere you happen to hang your hat.
Experienced rabbit breeder, Ruby Burks details how to begin sustainable farming measures by caring for rabbits. Her primer outlines what breed to choose, housing and feeding rabbits to use as meat sources.
When the SHTF, you do not want to become a casualty to the very dirt that you trod beneath your boots.
Apart from raising awareness about some of the important issues and challenges we face, Yardfarmers is about converting unsustainable suburban developments, urban food deserts, or other neglected land into sustainable, more resilient opportunities for people while building community.