Organic & Sustainable Farms Directory - Page 4
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Organic & Sustainable Farming Benefits
The image of a traditional rural lifestyle, with cows grazing out at pasture, chickens pecking in the barnyard, and a lush mix of produce thriving in the fields, finds its fulfillment in the organic farm. Livestock are raised in healthy, airy conditions, free of antibiotics and growth hormones.
Organic farmers focus on feeding the soil, not the plants. Healthy soil rich in organic matter and microorganisms makes for vigorous plants that resist pests and disease. Healthy, living soil is vital to organic farming. The natural end result of this is that farmers strive to maintain ecological balance through their farming practices. Continual addition of compost, tilled-under cover crops, animal manures, and other naturally sourced nutrients enrich the soil in much the same way as happens in nature. This rich soil, in turn, yields flavorful produce higher in antioxidants and other nutrients than many conventional crops.
Organically-grown fields are also better equipped than conventional ones to fight off pests and disease. With efficient, intelligent management, organic farming offers similar yields to conventional. While conventional farms may have higher yields in optimum growing conditions, vigorous organic crops can even outyield conventional ones in a difficult growing year. Organic production does have higher labor costs, but this is generally offset with higher prices at the grocery store.
Organic farmers bring their considerable creativity to bear in selling their crops, as well. Many small farms operate roadside produce stands; others use community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs to sell their products. The CSA model, where consumers subscribe to a weekly, biweekly, or monthly "share" of whatever a farm is producing, is becoming increasingly popular. Harvest festivals and pick-your-own crops are also customer favorites.
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Visit Alstede Farms' Facebook Page
PO Box 278
Chester, NJ 07930
Categories: Grocers & Markets; Farms; Pick Your Own Farms; Produce Farms; Farmers' Markets; Sweets & Snacks; Food & Drink; Baked Goods; Family Fun
Region: Morris County
Categories: Farms; Grass-Fed Beef
PO Box 534
Walpole, NH 03608
Categories: Lifestyle; Farms; Produce Farms; Workshops
Region: Cheshire County
Visit Amaltheia Organic Dairy, LLC.'s Facebook Page
3380 Penwell Bridge Rd
Belgrade, MT 59714
Categories: Online Shopping; Farms; Cheeses; Pasture Raised Pork
Region: Gallatin County
Visit Amazing Grace Family's Facebook Page
1438 N Co Rd H
Janesville, WI 53548
We are a small family-operated farm working to preserve our environment and provide healthful food products raised humanely.
Categories: Farms; Produce Farms; CSA Farms; Honey; Beef
Region: Rock County
218 Depot Rd
Williamsville, VT 05362
A new cooperative eco-friendly farm and activist center is emerging in southern Vermont, committed to sustainable living and revolutionary change. We offer a 'farm stay' rental barn house.
Categories: Farms; Produce Farms; Eggs; Syrups; Baked Goods; Cooperatives
Region: Windham County
703 Munn Rd
Hickory, MS 39332
Categories: Farms; Grass-Fed Beef
Region: Newton County
Visit Amen Ankh Urban Farm's Facebook Page
3641 Bales Ave
Kansas City, MO 64128
We are an economy of families and friends working together to create a community dedicated to caring for the Earth and its inhabitants by education, practice, and demonstration of the skills.
Categories: Grocers & Markets; Products; Online Shopping; Farms; Food & Drink; Herbs & Spices Online Shopping; Farm Stands; Urban Farming
Region: Jackson County
Visit American Alps Ranch's Facebook Page
PO Box 339
Marblemount, WA 98267
All natural grass fed beef. No hormones, antibiotics, steroids, or grains. Our Lowline Angus beef are grass-fed, and entirely grass-finished.
Categories: Online Shopping; Farms; Meat Farms; Beef; Meats Online Shopping; Grass-Fed Beef; Food & Drink Online Shopping
Region: Skagit County
PO Box 843
Jefferson, OR 97352
Fresh picked berries available at a great price to local stores, fruit stands, restaurants, caterers, and the general public.
Categories: Lifestyle; Farms; Produce Farms; Recipes; Berries
Region: Marion County
Visit Amy's Farm's Facebook Page
7698 Eucalyptus Ave
Ontario, CA 91762
We at Amy's Farm strive to provide the highest quality produce for our customers. We practice organic techniques and grow many heirloom varieties.
Categories: Lifestyle; Farms; Produce Farms; Testimonials; CSA Farms; Clothing Online Shopping; Tours; Accessories Online Shopping
Region: San Bernardino County
2548 Wallace Rd
Lawrence, KS 66044
Amy's Meats is a producer of natural beef, natural pork, grass fed, beef, pork, and lean meat. All meat is produced without hormones at our ranch in Lawrence, Kansas. Eat healthy & trust the people you buy from.
Categories: Online Shopping; Farms; CSA Farms; Pet Treats; Grass-Fed Beef
Region: Douglas County
2578 2nd St Pike
Newtown, PA 18940
Categories: Lifestyle; Farms; Produce Farms; CSA Farms; Recipes; Fruits & Vegetables
Region: Bucks County
393 Catamaran St
Foster City, CA 94404
Categories: Lifestyle; Farms; Recipes; Corporations
Region: San Mateo County
Harrisonville, MO 64701
Categories: Farms; Free Range Eggs
Region: Cass County
6401 Hultberg Rd
Hilmar, CA 95324
Anderson Almonds of Hilmar, California sells organic almonds grown on their family farm in California's Central Valley.
Categories: Farms; Seed & Nut Farms; Seeds & Nuts Online Shopping
Region: Merced County
369 E Greencastle Rd
Mooresville, IN 46158
Categories: Farms; Pick Your Own Farms; Produce Farms; Jams & Jellies; Fruits & Vegetables; Butters & Spreads
Region: Morgan County
Newark, NY 14513
Categories: Farms; Herbs
Region: Wayne County
Visit Angel Acres Farm's Facebook Page
60500 Maple Ridge Rd
Mason, WI 54856
Categories: Lifestyle; Farms; Wholesalers; Reading; Honey; Blogs; Pet Treats; Syrups; Meats Online Shopping; Free Range Eggs; Free Range Poultry; Grass-Fed Beef; Pasture Raised Pork
Region: Bayfield County
Visit Angelic Organics' Facebook Page
1547 Rockton Rd
Caledonia, IL 61011
We are a 22-acre Illinois family farm operating in accordance with organic and bio-dynamic principles, growing an astounding array of vegetables and herbs since 1990.
Categories: Farms; Produce Farms; CSA Farms; Herbs
Region: Boone County