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The Joy of Hobby Farming: Grow Food, Raise Animals, and Enjoy a Sustainable Life (Joy of)by Michael Levatino
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When the farm is a lifestyle, not just a way to earn a living, that's hobby farming. Most of us want to live a sustainable life in which we protect the land and keep it safe from development and overproduction. But we can take this a step further by learning how to grow and savor what we can produce ourselves--while still maintaining an alternative career to fund this passion. Michael and Audrey Levatino here share how to: • Grow your own food. • Raise chickens, horses, llamas, bees, and more. • Practice being (a little) off the grid. • Sell the bounty in your local community. • Balance a professional career with a rural lifestyle. is a book that will excite armchair farmers and inspire any do-it-yourselfer.
The ultimate practical dream book for living in the country.
About the Author
Michael Levatino works off the farm at a major publishing house. His twenty-three-acre farm, Ted's Last Stand, is located outside of Gordonsville, Virginia.Audrey Levatino has hobby farming for almost fifteen years, producing and selling flowers, vegetables, honey, eggs, and hand-made jewelry and crafts at several local farmer's markets. She and her husband, Michael, tend their crops and animals on their twenty-three-acre farm, Ted's Last Stand, located outside of Gordonsville, Virginia.
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