Eating within our limits

A growing number of SO growers and farmers are now established in the UK and around the world. SO techniques are tried, proven and economically viable. More and more gardeners are now adopting this sustainable and compassionate way of growing.

The Stockfree Organic approach offers a viable, holistic and accessible way of ensuring that present and future generations can live safely and comfortably, as well as eat abundantly, healthily and harmoniously within the earth?s finite limits.

A few quotes on the subject?

~ Fossil fuel use in manufacturing fertilizer may emit 41 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. Livestock’s Long Shadow. Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, 2006

~ The potential benefit of a vegan diet in terms of climate impact could be very significant.
Leaked memo from the Environment Agency to Viva!, May 2007

~ Livestock-related releases from cultivated soils may total 28 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year.
Livestock’s Long Shadow. Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, 2006

~ Plants alone are the producers of food energy and of soil humus and all animals, including humans, are net consumers.
Growing Green: Organic Techniques for a Sustainable Future

~ …the earth is getting perilously close to climate changes that could run out of control.
James Hansen, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies