2 Most Profitable Mushrooms For Part-Time Growers

The popularity of gourmet mushrooms is growing fast, as more and more folks discover the great taste and health benefits. In fact, almost ten million pounds of oyster and shiitake mushrooms were sold in the U.S. last year. In Europe and Asia, mushrooms are much more widely grown and eaten, but Americans are catching up. […]

Top 14 FAQs About Growing Gourmet Garlic For Profit

  Gourmet garlic is becoming more popular and profitable every year. To help new growers get up to speed with this specialty crop, here are some answers to the most common questions about growing and marketing gourmet garlic. 1. Why grow gourmet garlic? Gourmet garlic is one of the easiest and most profitable specialty crops […]

Why Ginseng Is The Most Profitable Herb For Small Growers

The popularity of herbs continues to grow, especially the medicinal herbs. One of the most profitable medicinal herbs is ginseng, which has been used by both healers and ordinary folks for thousands of years. How profitable? While ginseng is a slow growing herb, after a few years of growth, it can bring as much as […]

Top 12 FAQs About Growing Gourmet Mushrooms For Profit

Gourmet mushrooms, such as oyster and shiitake, are one of the best cash crops for small growers. Although they are traditionally grown on logs outdoors, and still are in many areas, now both can be grown indoors in bags, using straw or sawdust instead of logs. Here are a few answers to new grower’s questions […]

How To Pick The Best Heirloom Tomato Varieties To Sell

Customers who purchase heirloom tomatoes from market growers are willing to pay more for the flavor of unique varieties, whether it’s a sweet and tangy “Fargo” yellow pear tomato or the rich traditional taste of a San Marzano or Costoluto Genovese, one of Thomas Jefferson’s favorites in his garden at Monticello. If you’ve been selling […]

Are Heirloom Tomatoes The Perfect Crop For Urban Farmers?

  The traditional family farm is shrinking, as more people move to cities and nearby growers use intensive farming techniques to produce more food on small plots of land. According to the latest U.S. census, over 80% of Americans now live in cities. As the number of city dwellers increases, imaginative solutions to feeding all […]

How to Start a Heirloom Tomato Growing Business in 6 Easy Steps

  Growing heirloom tomatoes for profit is a rewarding and inexpensive business to start. You can turn a part of your garden into a money-maker with these tasty treats, with only 2-3 months to harvest and profits. Plus – heirloom tomato sales are booming, as more and more people discover the exceptional taste and flavor […]

How to Start a Backyard Heirloom Tomato Business For $600

  Anyone who wants to grow profitable plants, but only has a limited amount of garden space should consider growing heirloom tomatoes for profit.These tasty treats bring premium prices, and harvest yields can be up to 3 pounds per square foot of growing area. Nancy Lindstrom grows a dozen heirloom varieties in her small, but […]

Top 10 FAQs About Growing Heirloom Tomatoes For Profit

Growing heirloom tomatoes for profit is quite easy and can be very profitable. Because heirloom tomatoes can be harvested in as little as 60 days after planting, it’s possible to produce an income in just a few weeks. If you are new to growing these tasty tomatoes, you probably have a few questions. Here are […]

9 Qualities of a Perfect Small Business

If you plan to start a small business growing plants, what qualities should the business have that make it more likely to be successful, profitable and make you happy to go to work each day? Here are nine that have been proven to work by thousands of successful small business owners. 1.The business can be […]