Hobby Farming For Dummies
Part I: Hobby Farms 101.
Chapter 1: Heading for the Country.
Chapter 2: Before Taking the Plunge: Is This the Life for You?
Chapter 3: Finding Your Place in the Sun.
Chapter 4: Getting Along with Your Neighbors.
Part II: Down on the Farm: Getting Your Property in Order.
Chapter 5: Getting Out of the House: Outbuildings and Enclosures.
Chapter 6: Gearing Up with the Right Tools, Clothes, and Equipment.
Chapter 7: Saving, Using, and Making Power on the Farm.
Chapter 8: Managing and Accessing Your Land and Natural Resources.
Part III: Calling In the Critters: What’s a Farm without Animals?
Chapter 9: What Kinds of Critters Should You Get?
Chapter 10: Acquiring Animals for Your Farm.
Chapter 11: Caring for and Feeding Your Animals.
Chapter 12: Critter Care: Providing Medical Attention for Your Animals.
Part IV: Choosing and Growing Plants and Crops.
Chapter 13: Deciding What and How Much of It to Grow.
Chapter 14: Getting Those Plants Started.
Part V: Using the Fruits of Your Labor.
Chapter 15: Preserving and Using Food Items.
Chapter 16: Where’s the Beef? From Hoof to Table.
Chapter 17: Preparing Fiber and Making Crafty Goods.
Chapter 18: Dealing with the Less Desirable Stuff.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Opportunities for Community Fun.
Chapter 20: Ten Misconceptions about Farm Living.
Part VII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Helpful Resources.
Appendix B: Glossary.