Two years ago, I began a journey to learn more about where my food was coming from, with the hope of finding a tangible way to support the sustainable farming movement.
I was hoping to learn more about the “organic” farming practices (standard or small scale) that I had been led to believe were environmentally beneficial and sustainable. Instead, what I found was that there are many holes in these practices, created by their reliance on animal inputs such as blood and bone meal, which are not only not sustainable, but not ethical either.
The more I learned about where my food was coming from, the more I wanted to start growing my own, but without the use of any animal inputs.
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