Organic Farming (Environment)
Realising that there was a severe shortfall of home-grown blueberries in the UK, S E & S S Keily began production of the fruit on Sharcott Farm in North Devon.
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.