Definition of hobby farmer in English:

hobby farmer

noun

  • See hobby farm

    • ‘The breed is becoming popular with some hobby farmers who even run Alpacas as an investment.’
    • ‘The only people who will benefit will be hobby farmers, not real farmers.’
    • ‘Originally hobby farmers, the couple went broke in the mid-1980s when the local oil fields failed.’
    • ‘In 1989, the couple purchased a 20-acre farm, thinking they would eventually plant a low-maintenance crop and ease into a life as hobby farmers.’
    • ‘They compete for land with any number of investors, hobby farmers and speculators.’