Profitable Small Farm

Are you thinking about starting a small business on your land? Here is how to make money on a small farm.

Now that small farm could be 20 acres or it could be your back yard. Read about small farm profitable ideas, including best tools, best animals to raise, profitable crops, and even lifestyle suggestions. 

Like working with your hands? With a bit of work, you can learn how to make money with a small farm. Read on to find some ideas that will spark your imagination!

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How big is a Small farm?

Small farms, often called hobby farms, are usually defined as having 4 to 20 acres.  One acre is equal to 43,560 square feet.  Twenty acres is equivalent to 871,200 square feet.  To put this in perspective, the average American home is just 2,261 square feet, and the average size of a new construction lot is 8,982 square feet.  

Twenty acres or even just four acres is a lot of land, but if you know what to do with it, this family farm can become a farm business for you or just be a source of pure pleasure.  Make your land pay you. Learn more about small farming by checking out our Blogs. 

May of the ideas we present will also work in an urban environment. We can help you develop a profitable small business!

beekeepers smoking a hive on profitable small farm

Not A Farmer Yet?

Gardening in a raised bed on profitable small farm

Don’t live on a farm?  You don’t have to wait until you retire to move to the country.  Many of the tips we give here will help you into a smooth transition from urban to rural living.  We’ll show you how easy it is to live on an acreage- even if you’re working full-time.  We keep things simple by suggesting the very basics of what you will need.

We’ll share tips for gardening, poultry farming, raising livestock, mushroom farming, fish farming, christmas tree farming, most lucrative crops, agrotourism, and other profitable agricultural business ideas. Our Blogs will illustrate critical tools and machinery to have in the barn, as well as how to take care of your animals. Your farming business is actually a small business which you can build into an enterprise that can support you and your family. 

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