Fresh Backyard Farming Magazine – Growing some of the meals that your family consumes is a great way to spend less and eat organically on a budget. As food costs continue to go up, more families turn as a means to access top excellent food without breaking the bank.
Food cost concerns and the desire for higher quality food has fueled the growth of yard farming. There are an estimated 20 million acres of yards in North America. We spend millions of dollars per year growing a mono-crop (bud) and pouring compounds on it to make it more economical and kill unwanted plants. If we all farmed our lawns , even in small container gardens, the availability of food would boost and decrease food costs. This tendency of backyard farming is growing with creative homeowners discovering dozens of strategies to homestead in the city.
Raising backyard poultry Poultry Hub from backyard farming magazine, source:poultryhub.org
Raising Backyard Turkeys for Meat Countryside Network from backyard farming magazine, source:countrysidenetwork.com
Some families are backyard farming only to grow food. These small scale farms range from simple raised bed gardens to elaborate mini-homesteads with different kinds of bees, animals and ponds. Any family can start some sort of small-scale backyard farm. This may only be bigger or a container garden. It might even include backyard chickens or a beehive!