The Heritage Farm Foundation is committed to organic and sustainable agriculture. With plans for organic farming, Aquaponics, endangered honey bee colonies, and more adaptable farm animals and farming techniques.
The ancient American Indians used forethought to protect and preserve their land for their sons and daughters into seven generations. That kind of forward thinking and preservation kept their land clean and full of wildlife for thousands of years. Movements across the country are encouraging sustainable farming practices in order to preserve the farmland of America today.
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: Farming requires healthy soil and a balanced ecosystem to thrive, farmers and local government now understand the interdependence of the food supply on the stability of the environment. The development of sustainable agricultural technology has advanced dramatically over the last decade and local small farms also have been shifting toward methods which promote abundant crops with minimal or no chemicals. Some of these techniques include simple designs and others involve more complex technology including... Vertical Gardening Aquaponics Hugel Culture Permaculture Companion Planting Intensive Row Crops Indoor Light Growing Hydroponics