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Organic farming (Environment)
In 1994 Cathy Guilfoy and Neil Richards formed Tamar Organics and pioneered the introduction of organic seed to home gardeners. They have grown into one of the leading suppliers of seeds to organic growers, gardeners, shops and organisations throughout the UK and Europe.
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.