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Organic farming (Environment)
Gary and Linda Wright run Barton Farm in Kentisbury, North Devon. A Triodos loan helped towards the purchase of the farm from the local council.
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.