Category: Organic Farming

ODPG Workshops : Helping You Get the Best from…

ODPG Workshops : Helping You Get the Best from Your Organic Farm – Organic Dairy & Pastoral Group

There are some really useful ODPG workshops coming up, designed to help you get your farm working to its full potential.

TOOLS FOR FARM ASSESSMENT: 
On-Farm Assessment is invaluable for those seeking to constantly improve the way their farm works to achieve the best results.
We’ve worked hard to come up with a programme that will look at all tools available to the farmer for assessing their…

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Mykonos Organic Vineyard – Vioma | Mykonos Dre…

Mykonos Organic Vineyard – Vioma | Mykonos Dreams

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Located in the area of Ano Mera , it is definitely worth a visit. It is actually the old monastery vineyard of Maou.  I had heard good things about it, visited with Mykonian friends recently and wasn’t disappointed.  As a photographer, the photo opts are great and as a bit of a “foodie”, the homemade wine and appe….

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Riverford, A Model Of Organic Farming In The U…

Riverford, A Model Of Organic Farming In The UK | La Paz Group

By LA PAZ GROUP

We first heard the name of the farmer on a favored music-oriented podcast, and then the name of his farm. After listening to his story, and his mu….

Source: Riverford, A Model Of Organic Farming In The UK | La Paz Group

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Today John the farmer is doing Hugelkultur ! |…

Today John the farmer is doing Hugelkultur ! | Towerkop Nursery

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Hugelkultur or hill culture is simply growing what you want on hills or mounds created out of rough biomass to improve the soil, increase drainage and at the same time prevent the soil from drying out.

I added a galvanized wire mesh tube or cylinder which i plan to use as a trellis for climbing plants.

The middle of the tube will filled with garden clippings, ki….

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Alcohol and Organic Farming? Food Waste and En…

Alcohol and Organic Farming? Food Waste and Energy | Organic Matters

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IMG_0826I’ve been to a lot of farms in my day but have never witnessed one so profoundly bent on creating a closed-loop symbiotic system as Whiskey Hill Farms. This 14-acre CCOF certified organic farm cultivates tropical plants, heirloom vegetables and biorefined high-grade commercial alcohol! 

I met David Blume, part innovative farmer and part mad scientist, on a midsummer day. I had…

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The Dreadful Joy of Planting 10,000 Heads of C…

The Dreadful Joy of Planting 10,000 Heads of Cabbage – Hey there, I’m Jimin.

For the past four days, I’ve woken up at 5AM after sleeping in sight of the stars.

Celebrating three pioneers in the history of o…

Celebrating three pioneers in the history of organic farming

By Professor Gregory Barton

The ground-breaking research and ideas of Louise, Albert and Gabrielle Howard led the way in the organic farming movement of the early 20th century.

GREGORY BARTON celebrates their achievements.

The Howards were a new breed. They merged the latest science with the ideals of peasant farming.

Almost a hundred years ago the organic farming…

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The Full Bottle: What’s the deal with organic …

The Full Bottle: What’s the deal with organic winemaking?

By Huon Hooke

Q: Organic winemaking confuses me. What’s the deal? A. CLARKE, RICHMOND, VIC

A: There are two issues here: organic grape growing and organic winemaking. Certification by various authorities means a producer has been inspected and found to comply with approved methods. Some producers are certified but don’t elect to put the relevant symbol on their packaging, and some…

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Mauritius Prison Service to Engage in Bio Orga…

Mauritius Prison Service to Engage in Bio Organic Farming – allAfrica.com

The Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) will soon start Bio Organic Farming in the Prisons around the island. In this context, the MPS has trained some 12 officers in the various fields pertaining to agriculture with a professional approach so as to grow a culture of self-sufficiency at the MPS.

The Commissioner of Prisons, Mr P. Appadoo, announced on Friday 10 August 2018 during a certification…

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Basic Harvesting Methods of Organic Farming – …

Basic Harvesting Methods of Organic Farming – Organic Farms

People are showing more significant interest in shifting their eating habits towards healthy food. It is the reason that organic food is getting higher popularity.