Start a Self-Sufficient Homestead Expert advice on how to establish self-sufficient food production, including guidance on crop rotations, raising livestock and grazing management. [this is my absolute dream life.
Here's one person's take on what a x home lot can provide as a small farm. Depending upon your local city codes you may not be able to have things like the pigs (maybe goats, if any meat / dairy animal at all).
"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.
Dream for retirement (: How to design a small farm or homestead. Planning the first year on your small farm. Deciding what animals to keep, what crops and vegetables to plant, and how to arrange buildings and gardens.