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Organic farming (Environment)
Stockley Farm is an organic farm with a difference. Set in the beautiful Cheshire countryside on the Arley estate, the 750-acre mixed farm is open to the public, attracting thousands of people each year. Visitors experience a hands-on day full of fun activities, from tractor and trailer rides to meeting and feeding the baby animals. Especially popular with schools and nursery groups who visit throughout the year, Stockley Farm Park caters for children's educational trips from key stage foundation level, up to A level.
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.