The Profitable Hobby Farm: How to Build a Sustainable Local Foods Business (Paperback)
Turn your hobby farm into a successful business
No experience in farming? No problem! The Profitable Hobby Farm gives you all the tools you need to launch a thriving hobby farm business. Based on the author's expert guidance and the motivating experiences of other small farmers, it shows you how to blend strategy, marketing, and money management in order to prosper.
The Profitable Hobby Farm provides sound, friendly start-up advice on a variety of topics essential to making an initial foray into a local foods venture.
- A must-read book for raising and selling local, sustainable foods
- Includes sample business plan, grant application, marketing and advertising plan, and other forms
- Lengthy resources section directs you to additional reading
- Also by Aubrey: Starting & Running Your Own Small Farm Business
Whether it's growing heirloom tomatoes, raising free-range chickens for their eggs, or making organic wine or cheese, this book shows you how to turn your hobby into a profit.
About the Author
Sarah Beth Aubrey was born into a family of farmers and was raised to believe, like Scarlett O'Hara, that it is land that sustains after all else. In addition to operating her company, Aubrey's Natural Meats, Sarah writes and speaks extensively on agriculture, the rural lifestyle, and small farm development.