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Organic farming (Environment)
Courtyard Farm lies in the beautiful North Norfolk countryside. They grow seed for arable crops and produce beef. Since the farm has gone fully organic, there has been a huge increase in wildlife on the land. The farm is a Soil Association demonstration 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.