An ah moment in history helped change the way we our feeding our communities, Your Backyard Farmer pioneered the way for urban backyard farming in Portland Oregon in 2006, Your Backyard Farmer is bringing sustainability to backyards, with an innovative approach to Community Supported Agriculture. Donna Smith and Robyn Streeter visit homes with in the city limits creating organic method farms and educating people in their backyards. Tending weekly to seed, weed and a healthy harvest waiting for them at there backdoor.
Along with the backyard farms program there were many people that asked about doing it themselves but didnt know the skills. So out of the commitment to feed the community, Your backyard farmer developed a nine month consulting program teaching full scale organic farming, They visit monthly teaching privately in individuals backyards, providing their expertise and knowledge to those who are ready for the commitment to growing there own food.
Urban backyard farming has exploded in the past four years, Your backyard farmer has taught their business model internationally to individuals through their business consulting program.. Creating a land of many farmers.
Your backyard farmer is at the front of the Urban backyard farming movement. Their model of backyard urban farming meets so many issues with in our cities; each neighborhood is becoming more sustainable and helping to protect their food source, Urban farming is the way of the future in agriculture. There is land everywhere, there are farmers and there are individuals who care about their food security.