Leaving garden soil bare can contribute to erosion and the release of carbon into the atmosphere, but planting cover crops can do a lot of good.
If you’re thinking about organic certification, it’s a bit of a process, but that green seal may just be worth it, even for small farmers.
In “No Till Intensive Vegetable Culture,” Bryan O’Hara provides a detailed road map for transitioning away from tillage and toward regenerative growing practices.
This Kentucky couple found a “sustainable” love. Now, at Cedar Ring Greens, they pair solar power and organic agriculture in the life they’ve built.
Learning the history of small-scale organic farming can help you better understand and improve growing practices. These books are ideal starting points.