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Organic farming (Environment)
The farm is located in Broadclyst near Exeter, where Martyn a long established livestock farmer, farms 180 acres organically as a National Trust tenant and maintains a micro dairy. The farm also hosts a small B&B which is run by Martyn’s wife, Lorraine.
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.