When things are produced whether they be man-made or grown they take energy. We strive to use methods to reduce our energy use through effiecient use of labor, reuse of materials, or using renewable materials and resources.
Sustainable agriculture emphasizes protecting and enhancing natural resources, using alternatives to pesticides, and caring for the health and well being of farm workers and the community.
“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.”
― Aldo Leopold