Meet Alisha Utter and Kyle Bowley, of Arbor Farmstead in Grand Isle, Vermont. Their seven-acre veganic farm grows diversified perennial fruit alongside restorative woodland.
Most people don’t look forward to spending time at their doctor’s office, but Dr. Ron Weiss’s office isn’t typical of most health care facilities. His practice, Ethos Health, is in the center of an organic fruit and vegetable farm in Long Valley, New Jersey.
Meet Sarah Longstreth, founder of Good Stead Farm, a source of fresh, local organic food in Midland County, Michigan for more than 60 families as well as local restaurants and farmers market.
Meet John and Nora Stauner, owners and operators of James Lake Farms, an organic cranberry marsh in Oneida County, Wisconsin.
Meet Gene Thornton of Sneaky Crow Farm in Roanoke, Alabama and learn how he works with Mother Nature to produce organic fruits and vegetables for his community.
Katie Coppoletta shares the benefits of conservation planning on a smaller organic farm in Corbett, Oregon.
After reading the book Organic No-Till Farming by Jeff Moyer, Levi Lyle was motivated to reduce the use of chemicals and tillage when he moved back to the family farm about five years ago.
Meet the owners of High Ground Organics Farm in Watsonville, California, Jeanne Byrne and Stephen Pedersen, who work hard to make the effects on surrounding wildlife and water quality beneficial ones.
Organic is one of the fastest growing segments of agriculture, with demand steadily outpacing the U.S. supply. Organic agriculture and NRCS’ goals are well aligned. Many of the USDA Organic regulations can be achieved using NRCS conservation practices, which reflect these shared goals.
NRCS offers technical and financial assistance through conservation practices, activities and enhancements to help organic producers make and maintain improvements on their land.