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Organic farming (Environment)
Ollo Fruit in Looe, Cornwall are organic fruit and vegetable growers with an emphasis on sustainable growing practices and environmental principles. Wherever possible they sell their fruit without plastic packaging, helping to minimise waste. They also operate a local organic box scheme and have on-site beehives to help boost pollination and biodiversity.
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.