Consulting, Etc.

Slow Hand Farm is Josh Volk. I've been working with small growers, consulting, teaching, writing articles, building tools and trying to help out under the name Slow Hand Farm since 2008.

Check the following links for more details. I've gotten pretty busy recently, but I try to answer as many requests as possible.

useful links


From 2009 to 2012 Slow Hand Farm was a very small farm growing unique, locally adapted vegetables with exceptional flavor for individual sized CSA shares.

In 2013 I folded production into an exciting new co-operative. While the project no longer exclusively uses hand tools, it still does most work on a hand scale and acts as a proving ground for new ideas.

Our Table Cooperative

Web Resources

I have a site for sharing what I know about food production at The old blog posts and links page from this site are going up there, as well new blog posts, q&a's, and reviews.

I've also occasionally work on developing tools for small farms and some of those designs are available at