Challenges and benefits of organic production from a grower’s perspective

2012 has been an Annus Horribilis for many growers: dreadful weather, dreadful slugs, dreadful recession. Organic still seems to be out of favour in the mainstream media too; fortunately many direct customers have stayed loyal and they are the ones who really appreciate the benefits of local, sustainable food. Kate offers her personal account of her experiences as a new grower, and why she believes that 2013 can present organic growers with a number of opportunities.


Theme: crop diversity
Published: 22nd January 2013
Author: Kate Collyns