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Old 05.08.2019, 10:22
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Re: "Hobby farming" or "smallholding" - anyone have experience?

I really like adventurers. But I think if I was considering doing something new as having my own farm, I would either test it at home 1st or pick a place that is not the most expensive place on earth.

Community support counts for so much here in any retail, and that takes a few years to build.

I watched newcomers to do this where we are, they needed 10 years to prove themselves and they already owned a farm in Swiss German part before and had a family here.

Then I knew somebody who moved from the US (editors) to buy an olive farm in Portugal, they folded it a few years after due to series of bad seasons. I think even if they were local it could have been super tough.

I love your idea, farming is important and as we do in here, we would be the 1st to buy from you. EF loves their suppliers.

But I think maybe you should befriend the local community and integrate 1st, study your chances and possible setbacks, and then do this.

Or do a co-op, it seems to work in GE for a group of organic gardeners.
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