Managing all the various farming tasks is a big challenge for backyard farmers. Understanding work rates, work sessions and work flow are key to success. Here’s how to do it. Includes 38 photos.
Join the SPIN Corps$19.99 Add to Cart
Join the SPIN Corps
If you want to build a business that provides learning and opportunity for aspiring and established backyard farmers, the SPIN Corps wants you!
As a member of the SPIN Corps, you teach SPIN-Farming, earn extra income, develop entrepreneurial skills, mentor new farmers, and share the camaraderie of the best, most innovative minds in backyard-scale, community-based farming today. Join the SPIN Corps provides your orientation by explaining how the corps works, what you need to know and do to apply, and how SPIN-Farming can be used to teach the business of growing food.
Open to individuals as well as institutions and organizations like schools, churches and non-profits, the SPIN Corps is a way to move people from talk to action. If you want to be at the forefront of the effort to advance the type of farming that anyone can understand, and that more and more want to practice and support, your marching orders are in Join the SPIN Corps!$19.99
Dig Deeper # 3: Quick Greens$14.99 Add to Cart
Dig Deeper # 3: Quick Greens
While greens are the cash crop for many a SPIN farmer, quick greens are not yet widely grown. Learn how to grow Quick Green crops every 2 weeks, sell them for as much as $50/lb., and generate $6k to $12k throughout the season from just 1,000 sq. ft. Includes 44 photos.$14.99
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Dig Deeper # 6: Working with Volunteers and Interns
Using outside help can be a huge productivity multiplier. Here’s how to run a work program that minimizes your need to manage and maximizes the output of your workers. Includes 31 photos.