Our own garlic is sustainably grown.
Land and Natural Resources:
The sustainable farmer uses water resources wisely to maintain water quality and minimize polllution. The sustainable farmer plans for wildlife by protecting a variety of habitats. The sustainable farmer preserves and improves the soil by using good tillage practices, cover crops, and mulch. On farm resources are used as much as possible, and imported resources as little as possible.
Plant and Animal Production Practices:
The sustainable farmer believes in "healthy soil, healthy plants, and healthy animals". Soils are alive and must be nurtured and fed to sustain us now and in the future. Animal and green manures, cover crops, compost, tillage, and crop diversification are necessary for healthy soil and therefore, healthy crops. Natural and renewable and local inputs are used as much as possible.
Integration of Farm and Community:
The sustainable farm contributes to the community in many ways, including:
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|Last updated on January 8, 2011|