“Organic farming appealed to me because it involved searching for and discovering nature’s pathways, as opposed to the formulaic approach of chemical farming. The appeal of organic farming is boundless; this mountain has no top, this river has no end.” ~Eliot Coleman
In our complex world in which serious problems often seem too complicated and deeply entrenched to fix, local and sustainable agriculture offers us a simple way to make a difference for both ourselves and the earth. Not only is local, organic produce non-polluting, it is also more delicious and nutritious, and it contributes to the local economy.
As sustainable farmers we strive to work with natural systems, and we pay attention to both the chemical and the biological properties of the soil. The soil is literally alive, teeming with microscopic and macroscopic life. When we partner with the soil food web through the production and use of compost, cover cropping, minimal tillage, and appropriate fertilizer use, we can grow delicious and nutritious vegetables while leaving the soil in a better condition than we found it.
Local produce is delicious produce, glowing with freshness and vitality, which is the most important factor in good cooking. We harvest the same day that we deliver in order to give to our customers the finest produce possible.
Our farm is not certified organic, though we strictly follow organic principles and rules. We use no synthetic herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, or fertilizers.