-Don’t use pesticides.
-Use a minimal amount of fertilizer.
-Use biofuel to power farm machinery.
-Let their chicken/poultry be free range.
-Grass-feed their cattle.
-Don’t use antibiotics or hormones on their livestock.
-Don’t grow Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
Farms are also contributing more to the local economy by staying local. Some farms won’t make deliveries outside of a certain radius and prefer to have people come to the farm and buy their product (which offers a certain degree of transparency) and also sells product at local farmers markets and to local businesses. A local, self-sustained economy (as self-sustained as possible, I suppose) is one of the ways to be the greenest. Also, feeding cows grass rather than corn helps the health of the product as well as the environment because methane emissions are less to grass-fed cows.
Click here to cancel reply.
Sorry,At this time user registration is disabled. We will open registration soon!
Don't have an account? Click Here to Signup
© Copyright GreenAnswers.com LLC