Who subscribes to Hobby Farm Mag?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by GracefulBantams, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    I have a question for someone who is already subscribing to Hobby Farm, when does/did the July-August issue come out?
     
  2. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I don't get the magazine...but I might suggest we all look
    at it a little harder.

    Check the website...Pays well.

    Payment
    Articles are paid upon publication. Rates of payment are based on quality, not length. We pay between $300 and $450 for feature articles; “Happenings” articles receive $50 to $75 per piece. Articles accompanied by high-quality photographs or illustrations are paid additionally for any material used.

    How many Hobby Farmers out here?
     
  3. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    All you have to do is ask....

    The newstand release date of the bi-monthly magazine, Hobby Farms
    varies with each issue, based on the content. Did I see a $15.00 annual
    subscripition?

    July-August issue was released June 22
    September-October issue will be released August 17
    November-December issue will be released October 19

    Does that answer the question? Same publisher has several other magazines
    that may appeal to us.
     
  4. smileybritches

    smileybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

    i received the July/august issue Thursday of last week, I believe. [​IMG]
     
  5. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got mine last week too.
     
  6. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How about another quick question for those that do get Hobby Farms?

    How would you rate it? Good magazine, interesting articles? Would you
    recommend it to your friends?
     
  7. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would recommend it. The articles are interesting and I've used a number of good ideas from their pages. Many of the articles have to do with heritage breeds of livestock and provide information that I would not have found elsewhere - even if I never intend to get those animals it's interesting to read about. I've also seen articles about root cellars, raised beds, farm equipment, and other areas of starting and having a hobby farm (such as things to consider when buying property or laws pertaining to different areas). I consider it similar to Mother Earth News, but the slant of the material is not necessarily in the organic/renewable/self-sustaining venue, although they also address those interests.
     
  8. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Quote:As above.

    They're a little more focused on the "Farm" aspect while MEN gets more into politics and environment. The stuff in HobbyFarm is a little more practical. Hobby Farm Home usually deals more with recipes, home-based businesses, crafts, flowers, pets and the like. If we were to go back in time 150 years, men would read Hobby Farm, women would read Hobby Farm Home. This is not sexist, just comparing it to traditional roles from the mid 1800s.

    I don't subscribe, but I do buy an issue at TSC if it looks interesting
     
  9. Livinzoo

    Livinzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I let my subscription run out. It is a good idea book if you like that kind if thing. I prefer magazines that describe how to do things and why rather than just concepts. My magazine of choice is Backwoods Home magazine. It has everything from building, canning, cooking, guns, animals, and so much more. I will never part with the back issues I have. I just wish I would have got a lifetime membership when it was available.
     
  10. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have had mine for a week too
     

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