This practical, engaging guide will both inspire and instruct how to transform your grassy yard into a lush farm that can produce all the food you need. Chris Gleason is an experienced woodworker and homesteader who demonstrates how to plan and design a backyard farm, offering expert advice for building all the essential hard-working structures needed to sustain small-scale agriculture. Step-by-step instructions accompanied by clear, instructive drawings are provided for projects including green houses, beehives, rabbit hutches, raised beds, potting sheds, trellises, fences and more. You will also learn how to create an irrigation system, harvest rainwater and keep your farm environmentally sound. Copyright 2012, softcover, 160 pages.