hobby farm

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hobby farm

a small acreage of land used by a city dweller for weekend or summer relaxation.

hobby farm malnutrition
underfeeding of livestock because of owner's ignorance of animal's needs which a small hobby farm often cannot provide.
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For years, we've served hobby farmers and acreage owners who use tractors and attachments to maintain their homesteads, till their gardens, and mow their pastures.
MANSOURA, Lebanon: In Lebanon's fertile Bek Valley, a hobby farmer is sowing the seeds of solar energy, an idea that might help an area starved of affordable electricity.
Many of the new customers were part-time and hobby farmers.
You might ask why we, the poets and critics, should care about what the entomologist or the hobby farmer thinks of, say, Charles Bruce's "Back Road Farm.
In this way we ensure that the current owner is correctly classified as a hobby farmer or conventional farmer.
It's for the hobby farmer who is ready to make a go at full-time farming by taking his operation the sustainable, economical route.
But now it has gone a stage further by entering into an arrangement with Connah's Quay hobby farmer Alan Pritchard, who keeps a small flock of crossbred sheep in fields at Northop.
Many neighbors - including those in a recently built adjoining development of $350,000 to $450,000 homes - oppose the pit plan, based on dust, noise and health problems it would generate, said Joel Narva, a teacher and hobby farmer who has lived next to the existing Delta gravel pit for 18 years.
Another unheralded Australian, part-time hobby farmer Peter Wilson, joined Liverpool's Dougherty at sev-en-under, while world Number 109, Frenchman Raphael Jacquelin, bo-geyed his last hole (the ninth) before signing off on a 66.
He had a passion for farming - he was a part-time hobby farmer - and loved the outdoor lifestyle.
Sometimes called "little pioneer pigs," KuneKune pigs make great meat pigs for the small farm, hobby farmer, or as part of any sustainable farming enterprise.
Those categories vary, but generally fall within areas including gardening, hobby farmer, do-it-yourself activities, outdoor sports (hunting and fishing) and companion animal and small livestock.