Interested in starting your own dairy farm? All you need is $1,000, and you've got yourself a ready-to-squeeze milking cow. You're just a click away from your own fresh cheese.
But if the leap from techno-horticulturist to dairy farmer is a little bit much for you and you want to start smaller, $8 will buy you a soon-to-be-laying hen.
Chances are most of us don't have the space, patience or upper-body strength required to live off the land. But sometimes it's nice to ignore all those incoming e-mails and get back to nature. Or just read an ad for it.