Education RSS




Pasture Grazing Farming & Our Environment

There is this understanding being passed around about livestock farming and the negative impacts it is having on our environment. This understanding is true when animals are taken away from their natural habitat and confined or forced into a limited space for mass production. There is a definition for this, and it is called factory farming or CAFO’s (confined animal farming operations.) These places are where 95% of Americans (including many of our favorite overly priced restaurants, schools, and even hospitals) get their meat from. The misunderstanding is the idea that ridding our land and bodies of meat consumption entirely is our only answer. This is 100% wrong, unhealthy for us and our lands, and is NOT sustainable with an...

Continue reading



Organic... A Misconception

It has taken us 4 years of working with farmers and researching sustainable agriculture practices to conclude and understand that the organic label is a common misconception... Many people think organic is better without knowing why. A common misconception is that organic farms do not use pesticides, when they in fact do. The difference between organic and conventional farming is the type of pesticides used in practice. Organic farmers use pesticides regulated from naturally occurring substances, whereas conventional farmers use synthetic. Another misconception is that organic pesticides are safer than synthetic. Studies have shown organic is no more benign than conventional. On the other hand, it is proven that organic pesticides are not as effective; therefore, organic farms spray up to 7 times more than conventional....

Continue reading