You can not only making money in Stardew Valley, you can also make your farm whatever you want it to be. It’s up to you to make it become arable paradise, animal haven, or a combination of the two. As for you, you could choose to either become a professional miner or fisherman.
We recommend you to try out a little bit of everything in Year One, and here’s how to make the most out of it.
Don’t cry over lost onions
Stardew Valley has a lot of free things that you can forage just by walking around the town and its surroundings such as leeks, horseradishes, dandelions and daffodils growing the wild. Dandelions and leeks can restore energy and health when eaten as mining snacks, while daffodils can be sold for 30g a piece and wild horseradishes are worth 50g each.
In Spring, remember to go to the south-east corner of the map to find a little farm that spawns spring onions every day. They only sell for 8g, but they’re a fantastic snack that restores energy for you to get items that sell for more. It would well worth the walk.
Always watch TV before bed
Such a normal routine in real life, but it would be extremely helpful for you to turn on the TV and flick through the channels before crawling into bed at the end of every day. You should check out the weather channel to have plan for the next day whether it’s sunny for you to focus on growing crops in the field or it’s going to rain and you’ll be able to plan to go down the mines instead.
Besides, check out also the Survival and Cooking channels to learn handy tips, the occasional foraging advice, and recipes to increase your health and energy. The fortune teller channel is also worth to watch to find out if your chance of finding more rare items or fish more on the next day.