Climate change series: Focus on vegetables
An account of the changes that one producer has made to make vegetable growing more ethical and environmentally friendly.
The mission of Barfoots farm in Sussex is to run a viable system which is sustainable, environmentally friendly and socially acceptable. Semi-exotic vegetables are grown using precision-farming techniques to minimise inputs, waste is monitored, packaging is recycled and biodiversity encouraged. Vegetables grown in developing countries are produced ethically and without exploitation.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Nutrition & fertilisers
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Wildlife & biodiversity
- Subject Collection > Horticulture > Field scale vegetables
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Climate change
Additional keywords/tagsleaflinking environment and farmingbeneficial insectsethical trading initiative
Providing inspiration and information on how to prepare your business for the impacts, opportunities, risks and responsibilities that climate change brings.Website
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