Sustainable Agriculture in Vermont

Allen Van Anda

East Montpelier Hay Fields (Bobrow, 2000)

Thesis Statement

Sustainable agricultural practices can prove to be beneficial in many ways throughout the entire farming community. Sustainable methods can be economically feasible, cut down on environmental degradation, and help promote small family farms, while producing high quality goods. These practices may allow the farmer to preserve the integrity of the farm and ensure its survival for generations to come.

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The average apple has four pesticides on it after it has been washed and cored; some apples have as many as 10.
(Ecochem, 2002)