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West Town Farm
Organic farming (Environment)
West Town Farm is a working organic farm three miles from the centre of Exeter. They produce organically reared and grass-fed beef, as well as pigs and vegetables, on a smaller scale - selling their produce as locally as they can. West Town Farm run a range of educational projects encouraging people to visit, learn and interact with the 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.