Crop Planning: Spring/ Summer Vegetable Planting Guide

Monday, October 16, 2017

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Getting started with horticultural production (fruit and vegetable production) allows you to diversify your production and to earn more money from your farm/land. 

Below are 23 vegetables you can grow during the warm season and in some instances year-round. 

Organic Agriculture: Getting Started with Organic Farming

Sunday, October 8, 2017

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Around the world, organic farming and the demand for organic food is on the rise.  The market for organic products particularly in the export market has skyrocketed as more consumers around the world have become more health conscious and discerning about the quality of food they eat. This shift in diets coupled with a growing interest in urban farming and a focus on farming practices that help combat climate change has led to a growth in interest in organic agriculture.

Emerging Farmer Podcast Episode 002: Financing Your Farm




In this second episode of the Emerging Farmer podcast, we cover financing your farm. 

You'll learn about sources of funds for getting started farming including:
  • Own resources
  • Family and friends
  • Partnering with another farmer
  • Contract farming
  • Bank loans
Did you like what you heard and want to learn more about starting a farm? Sign up for our 5-part email series "How to Start a Farm" for in-depth lessons on getting started. The course is free and you can check it out it here: http://bit.ly/2rgZjaG

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About Your Host


Kundai Musarurwa is the co-founder of Emerging Farmer. She is an award-winning young farmer, food entrepreneur and trainer that has been featured on farming shows on national television (ZBC).

Emerging Farmer Podcast Episode 001: How to Start a Farm

Tuesday, September 26, 2017





Welcome to the Emerging Farmer Podcast. This is a weekly show where we share information and ideas for new and established farmers to start and grow their farms. 

In this first episode of the Emerging Farmer podcast, we cover how to start a farm. Two common questions we get asked are: how do I start a farm and how to decide what to farm.

In this episode, you'll learn:
  • How and why to define your goals
  • To align your goals with your reality
  • Why you shouldn't jump off a cliff but start small
  • To take action and get started
Did you like what you heard and want to learn more about starting a farm? Sign up for our 5-part email series "How to Start a Farm" for in-depth lessons on getting started. The course is free and you can check it out it here: http://bit.ly/2rgZjaG

Thanks for sharing!


About Your Host


Kundai Musarurwa, is the co-founder of Emerging Farmer. She is an award-winning young farmer, food entrepreneur and trainer that has been featured on farming shows on national television (ZBC).



Updated! Emerging Farmer Food and Ag Summit 2017- Ruwa, Zimbabwe

Monday, July 3, 2017


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Join us for our 1st Annual Food and Ag Summit taking place on Saturday, 29 July 2017 at Musarurwa Farm in Ruwa. The event will be a jam-packed day of farming talks, networking and practical workshops. You will learn all you need to know to start and grow a farming business.

 
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