Microgreens are on the rise and organic growers are taking note. Ashley Driscoll and John Irving, owners of 2 Friends Farm, explain how to successfully grow microgreens.
AMF are amazing – In many ways, AMF are keystone species for both managed and natural systems. These invisible plant symbionts are responsible for so many ecosystem services: beyond increasing biomass of their hosts, AMF can reduce the need for fertilizers and pesticides, and make crops more drought-tolerant.
“Organic production is based on principles that support healthy practices. These principles aim to increase the quality and the durability of the environment through specific management and production methods. They also focus on ensuring the humane treatment of animals.
In 1997, my partner and I realized a dream and bought an abandoned ranch in the hopes of turning it into a viable organic family farm to supplement our forthcoming retirement incomes.
When comparing Maritime to prairie farms, the acreage and crops may be different but the organic farmers made me feel right at home.