01 January 2012

Promote Biodiversity

Written by  Adam Friedman
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Mono cropping is the practice of planting large plots of land with the same crop year after year. While this approach tripled farm production between 1950 and 1970, the lack of natural diversity of plant life has left the soil lacking in natural minerals and nutrients. To replace the nutrients, chemical fertilizers are used, often in increasing amounts.

Adam Friedman

Adam Friedman

Adam Friedman is a web designer living in Portland, Oregon. Adam lived and worked on the farm during the summer of '94 and returned for part of the summer of '95.

Website: www.ovenlight.com
Login to post comments

Latest Blog Posts

Sign up for Newsletter

Free email news every month and many more...

You are here: In The Media Organic Thinking 10 Reasons to Buy Organic Food Promote Biodiversity