TITLE

From the Editor

AUTHOR(S)
Fennessy, Steve
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Atlanta;May2013, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on Serenbe Farms, located south of Atlanta, Georgia. He comments that Serenbe a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-certified organic farm and demands a huge commitment of time. He remarks that a combination of composting, cover cropping, and crop rotation help Serenbe to harvest more than 60,000 pounds of produce every year.
ACCESSION #
87317102

 

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