There's gold to be dug in backyard gardens! But to turn dirt into dough, amateur farmers need some business tips. In the face of rising food prices and food poisoning scares, people want locally grown food, giving small gardeners the chance to turn a profita healthy, green (not to mention good-for-you) profit. In this practical, step-by-step guide, you will learn how to:
Sell overstock to local restaurants
Participate in farmer's markets
Grow cut flowers to sell
Package your produce attractively
Keep honey bees, chickens, and other alternative produce
Packed full of gardening, marketing, and selling tips and tricks, this book shows you how to develop your own small plots of land (less than an acre) into a money-making resource. A good garden is full of greenbacks!