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First-year winter farm budget

publication date: May 1, 2017
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What it really costs to start a farm

There is much ado of late about winter farming, with abundant information on intensive spacings, fertilization regimens, season extension structures, disease prevention, and creative marketing schemes, making it seem easy to start a winter farm by simply emulating the experts. That said I’ve found a surprising dearth of details about the actual costs of starting such a farm, so I thought I’d share our winter farm’s story of expenses in its first year of operation.



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