Belle Vue Farm
Organic Farming (Environment)
Joe and Izzy Dyke are third generation organic farmers at Belle Vue Farm in Wiltshire. The 110-acre farm also has holiday tents and a farm shop is open in the Summer months. Joe also runs weekly tours of the farm explaining the benefits of organic farming to holiday makers.
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.