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Organic farming (Environment)
A Triodos Bank loan helped David Robinson and Verity Finch purchase and convert a farm in Dumfries and Galloway under the banks cereals initiative which enables them to produce their own feed for their other existing dairy farm.
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.