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Sheepdrove Organic Fruit
Organic farming (Environment)
Sheepdrove Organic Fruit have purchased land near Ledbury, which is being planted with apple trees to be developed into an orchard, providing the market with much-needed organic English apples and pears.
Organic agriculture recognises the relationship between our environment, our health and the food we eat. As well as high animal welfare standards, organics avoids the use of pesticides and chemical fertilisers and helps to revitalize the earth. And, because organic farming releases less greenhouse gases than non-organic farming, it means a smaller carbon footprint for the environment. Lending in this sector varies from dairy and meat, to forestry and fruit.