"A Half-Acre Farm- a page from my favorite book, Country Life: A Handbook for Realists and Dreamers by Paul Heiney" I like the idea of plotting out where things would go. This is a smaller farm, so we could be flexible.
This is an herb spiral, in which you plant drought hardy plants at the top and water-thirsty plants at the bottom. By adding wood, it mimics hugelkultur, in which buried wood adds nutrients and reserves water. -Grow Food Not Lawns
Determining How Many Head of Livestock Your Field Will Support - Hoomesteading and Livestock
"A Plan for Food Self-Sufficiency" Planning a garden in advance can help you enjoy local, homegrown food year-round! Estimate how much to grow or buy and learn how to achieve food security with these guidelines. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS