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hobby farmer

n
1. (Professions) a person who runs a farm as a hobby rather than a means of making a living
2. (Agriculture) a person who runs a farm as a hobby rather than a means of making a living
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We live among the potato fields of central Wisconsin on a small hobby farm. Because the large corporate farms around us drench their fields in pesticides to combat the dreaded Colorado potato beetle, we end up with an overabundance of the persistent insects on our potatoes every year.
Popular Woodworking's editor in chief, Andrew Zoellner said, "Our mission is to inspire people to make beautiful things, and Anne's life and work embodies that spirit, from her skillful use of hand tools to running her own hobby farm business."
We never actually meant to have a hobby farm, it just kind of happened that way.
Laurie Karnes, a real estate broker and appraiser and owner of Maple Grove-based Land For Sale, said there could be a strong market for those homes, especially among buyers who want extra space to put up a pole barn, tinker with their cars or maintain a hobby farm.
Every morning and every evening when I'm driving here or home I call my father, who's going to be 88 years old soon and still lives on his hobby farm of 84 acres and is as clear of mind as anyone.
At Tractor Supply, we carry products that support the lifestyle our customers lead, the land they own and the animals in their care, so whether you are someone who raises horses and pets, runs a hobby farm or just enjoys the rural lifestyle, well be there to make sure you have all the tools you need.
The family wanted a hobby farm, where they could raise and enjoy different animals.
It's a working hobby farm with 18.7 acres and a recentlyrefurbished five-bedroom house and a barn that has been converted into a movie theatre, games room and guest apartment.
Petula and her family reside in The Heights, a hobby farm in Yorkshire.
"I'd have a hobby farm. We already have the chickens and bees; I just need a cow, but my wife has said 'no' so far!"
7 at his hobby farm, in a machine shed with four sliding doors.