As people embrace the idea of growing some of their own produce, many are also pondering the idea of raising small animals for their eggs, meat, or manure. Others are raising bees as they embark on an urban farming adventure.

Scroll down for more on incorporating small livestock into your hobby farm, from housing to feeding them.

Growing Grains in a Small Garden

Growing the amaranth plant & other quasi-grains like buckwheat & sorghum is a fun way to expand your harvest to include unusual crops in your veggie garden.