Backyard Farming- Raising Pigs is the perfect guide for beginners thinking about including pigs to their sustainable homestead. Covering every topic from selecting and maintaining a breed, to the tools and space you'll need, to all the wonderful benefits that owning pigs can provide, Backyard Farming- Raising Pigs includes all that you need to know to get the most out of your new swineherd. Including time-tested tips and tricks used by expert farmers, this invaluable resource is a must-have for anyone looking to raise pigs at home!
Kim Pezza grew up among orchards and dairy and beef farms having lived most of her life in the Finger Lakes region. She has raised pigs, poultry and game birds, rabbits and goats, and is experienced in growing herbs and vegetables. In her spare time, Kim also teaches workshops in a variety of areas, from art and simple computers for seniors, to making herb butter, oils, and vinegars. She continues to learn new techniques and skills and is currently looking to turn her grandparents' 1800s farm into a small, working homestead.