Gardening for Profit: From Home Plot to Market Garden by Kate Collyns
More and more of us are discovering the rewards of growing our own food - and there's plenty of advice to be found on how to do so. But what about producing larger quantities to sell? And even trying to make a living from this amazing and essential thing?
This book is for anyone who is interested in selling some produce for profit - whether just surplus from a vegetable garden or wholesale from a fully developed professional business. It takes you step by step through all the aspects you'll need to think about, including:
- finding land
- winning customers and marketing your produce
- working out what equipment you'll need (and how much to budget for)
- sourcing funding
- managing your accounts - and doing the tax and legal paperwork
- deciding which crops to grow.
With an extensive directory of invaluable contacts and resources, Gardening for Profit is packed with solid, first-hand advice. It provides all the reassurance you might need that earning an income from horticulture is perfectly possible.