Organic farming ecosystem

What is organic farming?

We hear the terms ‘organic vegetables’ and ‘organic farming’ so often but what do they really mean? At the supermarket, organic vegetables are priced higher than ‘regular vegetables’ so they must be higher in quality (and only for wealthy people), right? And who decides whether vegetables and fruits are organic Read more…

Healthy living soil

Soil is alive.

Fertile, moist, living soil is probably the most important ingredient of a healthy farm. Plants take water and most of the nutrients they need through their roots in the soil.  Good soil is home to millions of organisms: earthworms, fungi, bacteria, nematodes, and more that live, hunt, and die there. Read more…