Written by Molly Nicholie
Best Practices for Turning Your Green Thumb into a Career from Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP)
Farm life can certainly be a romantic image, especially in these stay-at-home pandemic times: quit your day job, work outside in nature, be a steward of the land, and grow food that nourishes yourself and others.
Sure, the work is physically taxing and often monotonous, the hours are long, and you’re at the mercy of weather and other environmental factors, but the payoff can be a freer and fuller life. Ready to take the plunge—or at least learn a bit more? The following guide is designed to offer a few best practices and considerations in starting a farm business, as well as highlight some of the many resources available in our region.
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