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Meru Teacher ditches the chalk to turn farm into a money-spinner

Seven years ago, Nicholas Mati gave up on dusting his hands with chalk, opting to get them soiled on the farm. Now, Mr Mati is counting his gains after ending… Read more »

Farmer invests Sh10m in fish to reel in Sh70m

Since he was a child, Albert Kaguli had harboured the dream of becoming a farmer. At 35, he has finally actualised his desires — and in a big way. Mr… Read more »

Farmers in Sigor, West Pokot find fortune in the Lady’s Fingers

Farmers in Sigor, West Pokot, have started earning millions of shillings after the introduction of okra, a new crop that has proved to be a worthy alternative to maize. Introduced… Read more »

With 60,000 trees farmer is not afraid of retirement

While many people are scared of retirement, one man in Kwale, has no such worries. Joseph Kibugi, 53, has secured his future by planting 60,000 trees on a 51-acre piece of… Read more »

Trust me, it pays big to grow flowers

Robert Nduati’s day starts at 5am. After breakfast he tends to his chicken and goats and then does what he loves best— visit his flower farm, a few metres from… Read more »

Richard Randa:I wanted to be my own boss and here I am exporting fresh produce

In 2002, Richard Randa handed his resignation letter to his employer after 20 years of working in both local and international horticultural firms. A burning desire to start his own… Read more »

First Class honours university graduate makes millions farming

First class in and out of varsity When Eric Mumo graduated from university with a First Class honours degree in 2009, he got several exciting job offers, but he declined… Read more »

Appeal Court judge Agnes Murgor: Judge by day, farmer by night

You don’t have to be broke to be a farmer, even the rich hustle Moiben is dusty and windy during our visit. Farmers are busy preparing the fields as they… Read more »

Two students take telephone farming a notch higher

We meet at the dark and musty innovation centre Fab Lab (from Fabrication Laboratory), itself a marvel in innovation. The table I place my laptop on is a curious affair… Read more »

Purple tea on former swamp and Nandi County farmer is a cut above the rest

When Noah Kosgei bought 0.2 acres of marshy land at a price of a goat in 1999, little did he know that he would make a fortune out of it…. Read more »

How to start a Greenhouse farming project

Greenhouse farming has gained popularity among many Kenyans as agriculture becomes serious business for those who want to mint millions, side hustle, change careers or just love the idea of… Read more »

Kenya City slickers mint glory out of town

Forget the drama of small-time business where city traffic renders hopping around for day time transactions tiresome and arduous; farming is the new way to go. Innovative city slickers have… Read more »

Two young farmers make money with soil-less agriculture

Childhood best friends Wachira Mwangi and Samuel Mbugua are teaching farmers a technique that may sound like the stuff of science fiction — growing crops without the use of soil… Read more »

A calf that gave birth to multi-million dairy farm

The smell of cow dung from the adjacent cowshed is faintly palpable from the gate as you enter Miare Farm, a small gem in Kasarani, Nairobi, that is leading the… Read more »

How I rose from Sh25m wheat loss

When I first met Hugo Wood at his Olerai Farm outside the Maasai Mara Game Reserve four years ago, his concern then was the stem rust which was ravaging wheat… Read more »