LEWIS CREEK FARM
Everything from very general statements about our growing
practices, to extremely specific information about each individual crop.
to your questions.
Answers to your customers’ questions.
than you have questions.
you will find information about whether or not a crop is sprayed, and if it is, details
about the pesticides we use.
You will find that
each section answers the most common questions raised by the previous section.
first section answers the questions: "Lewis Creek Farm, are they organic?"
and "What do they mean by ‘Ecologically Grown’?"
Likewise the second
section answers the question: "So, some of their crops are sprayed, is this
Creek Farm - Ecologically Grown
A condensed statement of the practices that
protect the environment, keep land in agriculture, produce local food and provide
a reliable income for farmers.
of Pesticide Use
Which crops at Lewis Creek Farm are sprayed and which crops
3) Notes about Specific Crops
Exactly which pesticides are used on those crops which are sprayed.
Key to Specific Pesticides
information about any pesticides we use, including those approved for organic production
and those not approved, and their relative toxicity.
is LD50? The inverse measure of pesticide toxicity
This explains some of
the scientific nitty-gritty of pesticide toxicity.
of Pesticide Toxicity
This compares the relative toxicity of common pesticides,
including those that are approved for organic production and those that are not approved.
This also shows which are used at Lewis Creek Farm and which are not.
The Philosophy of
Our Choice to Grow Ecologically
The philosophy behind this unique position
which is neither conventional nor organic.