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Harford farms embrace sustainable agriculture without the 'organic' label
Harford farms embrace sustainable agriculture without the 'organic' label

Gone are the days when factory-produced food went unquestioned. In the age of GMOs and climate change theories, a growing number of consumers are demanding to know how their food gets from the ground to their dinner plates, and local farmers are ready with answers. Whether they are reducing pesticide use, raising animals in pastures instead of confinement or rotating crops to keep the soil healthy, an increasing number of Harford County farmers are taking steps to protect the environment while running a healthy, thriving farm. The steps are part of the sustainable agriculture movement — agriculture that is profitable, protects natural resources and maintains or increases the...

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