A Beginner's Guide to Urban Farming

Small farms are ideal for urban dwellers who want to produce more of their own food. Learn how to raise chickens, keep bees, and more to maintain a successful urban farm.
beekeeper
A Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping
chicken coop with fresh eggs
Why Chickens Eat Eggs and How to Stop It
chickens and a basket of eggs
Tips for Collecting and Cleaning Chicken Eggs
chicken coop
The Easy Way to Maintain a Clean-Smelling Chicken Coop
flock of chickens
Easy Chicken Care Tasks to Make Part of Your Routine
Boer goats
Get Started Raising Meat Goats
The Best Ways to House and Fence Pigs
bowl of eggs
How to Clean and Store Home-Grown Chicken Eggs
Pink pig with black spots and snout dirt covered with dirt
What Is the Best Pig Breed For Your Farm?
Dark brown goat with small horns in front of grazing goats and wired fence
Choose These Goat Breeds If You're Raising Them for Meat
hen in a hen box
Get Your Chickens to Lay Eggs in Their Nest Boxes
rooster in a coop
Will My Chickens Lay Eggs Without a Rooster?
Homesteading farm with dark brown walls and bright white trim next to field
How to Start Homesteading Now
garden
Read This Before You Build Raised Beds for Your Garden
chicken coop
This Is What to Know When Planning a Chicken Coop
chicken roaming in the snow
How to Keep Your Chickens Healthy Through the Winter
chickens feeding in a coop
Tricks to Making a Good Chicken Coop
flock of chicks
7 Essential Supplies to Prepare for Raising Baby Chicks
Free range chickens outdoors in early morning light on an organic farm.
The Important Difference Between Meat Birds and Laying Hens
Baby chick
Raising Baby Chicks: The Basics
Broody chicken
8 Tips for Hatching Chicks Naturally
Plymouth or barred rock chicken
All About the Plymouth Rock or Barred Rock Chicken Breed
Chicken coop with hanging lights and natural light coming through and chicken in the middle closeup
How to Use Supplemental Lighting in a Chicken Coop for Winter
Chicken coop protected with metal net fencing and gate door
How to Predator Proof Your Chicken Coop
Chickens feeding outside
Learn What to Include in Your Custom Chicken Feed Mix
Chicken and Four Chicks on the Grass, High Angle View, Differential Focus, In Focus, Out Focus
Hatching Chicks Naturally With a Broody Hen
chickens feeding
What Should I Feed My Chickens?
GONGHE COUNTY, CHINA - JULY 28: (CHINA OUT) A beekeeper feeds bees with white sugar water at an apiary, built in a rape field located on an altitude of about 3,290 meters (10,791 feet) on July 28, 2006 in Gonghe County of Qinghai Province, China.
How, When and Why to Feed Your Honeybees
Beekeeper inspects bee hive
Inspecting a Honey Bee Hive
chickens in a coop
13 Free Chicken Coop Plans You Can DIY This Weekend
Buff Orpington
Learn How to Breed and Raise Orpington Chickens
Bee keeper inspecting hive with smoker
Learn Where to Buy Honey Bees and Beekeeping Supplies Online
Close-up of bees on honeycomb
Free Beehive Plans to Find a Spot for In Your Backyard
group of hens
What Exactly Is a Laying Hen?
Black, orange and tan chicken eating out of small orange bowl with chicken feed
Choose the Right Feed for Your Chickens
Blue ceramic bowl with water for chicken with orange feathers to drink
Watering Backyard Chickens
Chickens in brooder sheds at sheepdrove organic farm
Learn the Definition of a Chicken Brooder
Orange and black chickens inside wired chicken fence
These 12 Animals All Prey on Chickens
Chick
Get Happy Baby Chicks With a DIY Brooder
A beekeeper working in the fields
Learn How to Combine Two Beehives
broody hen on its nest
What Do I Do With This Broody Hen?
Bees returning to a beehive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
A Step by Step Guide to Setting Up A New Hive of Honey Bees
Baby chickens inside coop with straw
Want to Raise Your Own Chickens? What to Know About Broody Hens
Plymouth rock, New Hampshire red and Ameracauna chickens walking in foliage
Which Breed of Chicken Is Best for Your Farm or Backyard Flock?
Beekeeper and honeycombs
How to Keep up With Your Beekeeping Tasks by Season
Bees
Keep Your Bee Colony Safe From Predators
Beehives between lavender and sunflower fields on the Plateau de Valensole
Which Type of Beehive Is Right for You?
Candle held above a flashlight to see inner contents
Learn How to Candle an Egg
Wooden beehive with bees drawn on front
Everything You Need to Take Care of Honey Bees
Brown chickens inside coop under lifted walkway
The Beginner's Guide to Choosing Chicken Breeds
Black feathered chickens next to orange and black rooster outside coop
Items You Need for Keeping Chickens
heated water furnace for hens
How to Keep Your Hens Laying Eggs All Winter Long
Rhode Island Red chicken
All About the Rhode Island Red Chicken Breed