Loyal Egg Customers

These are a few tips on how to have loyal customers for your farm fresh egg business.

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How to Grow Microgreens – Making Money on The Homestead

Microgreens are not only packed with nutrients they have a quick turn around as well.  It can also be turned into a business depending on where you live.  If you are an urban homesteader, you might have some restaurants that would love to buy locally.  However, even if you don’t get to sell to restaurants, […]

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Cow Share – Making Money on the Homestead

If your cow is producing way too much milk for your family, you can sell the raw milk, however in some states this might be illegal.  One way that small farms are getting around this is something called a Cow Share or Herd Share.  It is done through a contract and basically the consumer is […]

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Making Money on The Homestead – Candles

On this site you will see quite a few posts on how you can make money on the homestead.  Many homesteaders make money by doing crafts or creating products to sell.  This is how you can make soy candles for less than $2 each.  Just add your own style on the jars to create your […]

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Becoming a Grower for Baker Creek

Now that you know how to save your seeds, is it possible to make money by producing seeds for a seed company?  You would think not but Yes!!, you can! One company that has others growing for them is Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company.  They do not actively recruit for this but they do not […]

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Ways to Use Goat Milk – Making Money on the Homestead

There are so many ways of using goats milk other than just drinking it, cereals or milk shakes.  Did you know that goat milk is easier to digest than regular a1 milk.  I posted a blog a while back on making goat milk soap but there is so much more that you can do with it.  […]

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Milk – Making Money on The Homestead

Have you ever thought about selling raw milk to make money on the homestead? Please keep in mind that in some states there are laws prohibiting certain kinds of sales of raw milk such as selling across state lines. Below is a video from VW Family Farms on how one family offsets the cost of […]

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What About Raising Quail?

Quails are beautiful birds that are kept in the homestead for meat and eggs.  While it is smaller than a chicken there are still several reasons why one would want to try raising quail on the homestead. Eggs – While their eggs are smaller, they are great egg layers.  They start laying eggs at about […]

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Goats vs Sheep

Goats and sheep can both be kept as livestock in the homestead for meat and milk.  Goat meat is less in calories, cholesterol and saturated fats than beef, pork, lamb and chicken.  It is also higher in protein and iron than beef. Goats are more profitable than sheep meat because it is in higher demand.  […]

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27 Ways to Make Money on The Homestead

This is just a quick list on some of the ways that you can make money from your homestead. Sell at the farmers market – research first…what are they in need of? Eggs Salad greens Cut flowers Herbs Home made spices from dehydrated herbs Processed meat Desserts Shakes All Produce Rabbit Manure as fertilizer Homemade […]

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