Excellent article a family farm producing 100,000 dollars annually in just 3 acres.
The organic farm 1.0 is characterized by replacing industrial pesticides with organic pesticides plus the use of organic fertilizers product of the decomposition of vegetable waste.
This new organic farm 2.0 implements new ideas:
- Don´t disturb the land, total elimination of the tillage of the land, the tractor isn´t used to flip the ground. When harvested, the old root is left on the ground.
- Different crops are intercalated, and weeded areas are left between crops.
- Crops are protected from excessive wind and sun.
These improvements not only increase the number of crops per year, thus increasing profits, but also eliminates the use of organic pesticides, decreases water usage by 1/5, and sequesters CO2 from the environment.