Urban Farming for Beginners

Urban Farms

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.
chicken coop with fresh eggs
Why Chickens Eat Eggs and How to Stop It
Freshly collected chicken eggs next to a brush for dry cleaning
How to Collect and Clean Chicken Eggs
chicken coop
The Deep Litter Method Will Keep Your Chicken Coop Clean
flock of chickens
How to Take Care of Your Chickens: A Daily Checklist
bowl of eggs
How to Safely Wash and Store Chicken Eggs
Hen box full of fresh eggs
How to Get Hens to Lay Eggs in Nest Boxes
rooster in a coop
Do Hens Lay Eggs Without a Rooster?
Homesteading farm with dark brown walls and bright white trim next to field
How to Start a Homestead
Raised garden bed with vegetables and herbs with chicken in front
What to Know Before You Build Raised Beds for Gardening
chicken coop
Tips for Planning Your Chicken Coop
chicken roaming in the snow
How to Keep Chickens Warm in Winter
chickens feeding in a coop
Top 10 Tips for Building a Chicken Coop
A pair of baby chicks
Supplies You Need for Baby Chicks
Baby chick
How to Raise Baby Chicks Into Coop Hens
Broody chicken
8 Tips for Hatching Chicks Naturally
Plymouth or barred rock chicken
Chicken Breeds: Plymouth Rock or Barred Rock
Chicken coop with hanging lights and natural light coming through and chicken in the middle closeup
Lighting up Your Chicken Coop
Chicken coop protected with metal net fencing and gate door
How to Predator Proof Your Chicken Coop
Chickens feeding outside
DIY Chicken Feed Recipe: Affordable & Nutritious
Chicken and Four Chicks on the Grass, High Angle View, Differential Focus, In Focus, Out Focus
How to Hatch Chicks Naturally
chickens feeding
What to Feed Chickens or Laying Hens
beekeeper feeds bees with white sugar water at an apiary
Feeding Bees Basics: Ratios and Seasonal Tips
Beekeeper inspects bee hive
How to Inspect a Beehive
chickens in a coop
13 Free DIY Chicken Coop Plans
Buff Orpington
All About Orpington Chickens (Buff Orpington)
Bee keeper inspecting hive with smoker
Buying Honey Bees and Beekeeping Supplies Online
Langstroth beehive with white stacked boxes between outdoor bushes
15 Free Beehive Plans
group of hens
How to Care for Laying Hens on the Small Farm
Black, orange and tan chicken eating out of small orange bowl with chicken feed
Types of Commercial Chicken or Poultry Feed
Blue ceramic bowl with water for chicken with orange feathers to drink
Watering Backyard Chickens
Chickens in brooder sheds at sheepdrove organic farm
Chicken Brooder: What It Is and How to Use It
Orange and black chickens inside wired chicken fence
Protect Your Chickens From Predators
How to Build a Brooder for Baby Chicks
A beekeeper working in the fields
How to Combine Two Beehives
broody hen on its nest
Tips for Handling a Broody Hen
Bees returning to a beehive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Beekeeping for Beginners: A Step By Step Guide
Plymouth rock, New Hampshire red and Ameracauna chickens walking in foliage
Chicken Breeds for the Small Farm or Backyard Flock
Beekeeper and honeycombs
Beekeeping Tasks by the Season
Protect Bees and Beehives From Bears
White beehive houses placed outside on wooden platform
Choosing the Right Type of Beehive
Candle held above a flashlight to see inner contents
How to Candle an Egg
Wooden beehive with bees drawn on front
Supplies for Beekeeping Beginners
Brown chickens inside coop under lifted walkway
Beginner's Guide to Choosing Chicken Breeds for Your Small Farm Flock
Black feathered chickens next to orange and black rooster outside coop
Supplies You Need for Keeping Chickens
Rhode Island Red chicken
Chicken Breeds: Rhode Island Red