Resources

There are many calculations that need to be made in order to make good use
of the land and reap a healthy and bountiful harvest! Many of these are
available on the Internet. Here are some that we recommend:

Johnny’s Interactive Tools (link)

Johnny’s Seed Calculator [the number of seeds per row] (link)
Johnny’s Seed Starting Date Calculator  (link)
Johnny’s Herb Growing Guide (link)
Johnny’s Vegetable Growing Guide (link)

Planting Schedule, Zone 5-6 (link)

Garden Planner (Mother Earth News) (link)

New Farmer’s Guide:Cultivating Success at Farmers Markets (link)

UN 2010 Report “on the right to food” (link)

Local Food Systems and Small Farms (Resources made available through the U of IL Extension Office) (link)

Energy Calculator (link)