EcoBeneficial! went on a working vacation to Vermont this summer and visited some organic farms, including River Berry Farm in Fairfax, Vermont.  After you finish this post watch my short video interview with organic farmer and pollinator advocate, Jane Sorensen, co-owner of River Berry Farm, to pick up some tips.

My encounters with forward thinking organic farmers who embrace nature and support pollinators, got me thinking.  As gardeners and landscape pros, what can we learn from these folks who are successfully growing crops while supporting the environment?

The dark side of mega-farming has come under scrutiny in the past few years – the mass spraying of crops, especially corn and soybean, with glyphosate, the key ingredient in the herbicide RoundUp. 

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