In this country farmers have to be over 80 years old to remember low-input, diversified farming systems. An organic farmer aks: who will have the knowledge to grow our food in the age of expensive oil, with no fertilizers and pesticides?
I like to take walks on the farm and during each walk I find something I had not noticed before. In the winter, I spend time visualizing what the fields of the farm will look like in the next season, and I know that this practice contributes greatly to the success of a particular season.
A new study shows organic production outperforms conventional in crop yield, soil fertility, pest reduction and economic return.
Read about a real time day in the life of two farmers who bring food grown with love to 850 families in New York.
Read about the origins of community sponsored agriculture.