Lucky Clover for Cows, Ecosystem and Insects
As St. Patrick’s Day nears, lucky clover comes to mind. Do you ever laze away looking for a 4-leaf clover? More than just a treat to cows’ taste buds, clover is chock full of protein and is a natural fertilizer. That’s enough good luck for the whole farm.
The Big Impact of Small Organic Family Farms in 2022
Taking care of animals, people and earth is at the forefront of small organic family farms. Let’s look at the measures Organic Valley farmers took in 2022 to help combat the climate crisis, from a carbon insetting program to planting trees—a lot of trees!
Check Out Our Carbon Hoofprint!
We got great news from a study about greenhouse gas emissions on Organic Valley dairy farms. Small organic dairy farms, which focus on grazing and organic production techniques, are low greenhouse gas champions!
Coming Together to Create a Canopy
Local and national organizations made their way to an Organic Valley farm in Wisconsin to plant more than 1,000 trees. Volunteers carefully placed the trees in the ground to create silvopasture. Trees will increase cow comfort and the overall health of the land.
Picture This: Protecting the Planet
Organic Valley farmers are down to earth, literally. It’s not unusual to see them on their knees checking the soil and forages to make sure all is in good health. Here is a look at ways these down-to-earth farmers are working toward a healthier planet.
Reducing Farm Emissions Without Carbon Offsets
Carbon offsetting occurs when a company purchases carbon credits from a project developer or broker and “applies” the credits to its carbon footprint. Carbon insetting is the practice of investing in carbon reductions and/or removals within a company’s own supply chain.