Author(s): TULLOCK JOHN
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 profit-a 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!
John Tullock has written thirteen how-to books and illustrated several of them with his photography. The American Horticulture Society named his Growing Hardy Orchids on of the five "Great Garden Books" of 2006. a full-time author and consultant, he works from his home and garden near Knoxville, TN.