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Organic farming (Environment)
Galileo Organic Farm in Warwickshire specialises in beef, poultry and lamb sold through local markets. A loan from Triodos enables them to improve buildings on the farm and build a home for the family.
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.