WHAT DOES THE WORD “FARMER” MEAN?

WHAT DOES THE WORD “FARMER” MEAN?

The definition of farmer is: “a person who cultivates land or crops or raises animals (such as livestock or fish).”[1] In use, however, the term isn’t that clear. The most recent USDA numbers show more than half of today’s farmers have a primary occupation other than...
How to Make a Living From a 1.5 Acre Market Garden

How to Make a Living From a 1.5 Acre Market Garden

Picture the scene, you‘re awoken by the morning sun, grab yourself a coffee and step outside. As you take your first sip you watch the sun rising and enjoy the serene sound of birdsong. Everything’s tranquil as you take a leisurely stroll around your market garden,...
Theme When Writing A Story

Theme When Writing A Story

There are dozens of books and websites dedicated to the discussion of theme and what it is and isn’t. Theme is one of those components that often gets overlooked, despite the fact that it is the glue that holds a story together! So, what is theme? Well, quite...
How to Harvest Rainwater

How to Harvest Rainwater

No matter where you live, your kitchen gardening efforts are subject to the vagaries of weather. The clued-up grower has a number of means to smooth the peaks and troughs of rainfall, though sometimes even the most prepared of us can find the unpredictable nature of...