A Suburban Farm of 6th Happiness.



Seed Sources and Organisations
In the USA unless otherwise noted

Local Feed Stores
I have not been to all of these stores; inclusion does not equal endorsement!


Agricultural Practices

Chickens (in the Greater Chicagoland Area)

Chickens (general)




Blogs of Interest


  • The Organic Pages: find certified organic products, producers, ingredients, supplies and services, as well as other items of interest to the entire organic community.
  • American Farmland Trust: a conservation organisation dedicated to saving America’s farm and ranch land, promoting environmentally sound farming practices and supporting a sustainable future for farms.
  • AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center
    • Extension Materials– includes technical bulletins, production guides, fact sheets, training guides, and recipes.

Illinois specific

  • FarmDoc: timely, topical, legal and economic information to agricultural producers and businesses particularly in Illinois.
  • Farm Nuisance Suit Act: Illinois’ ‘Right to Farm’

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