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National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

The main characteristic of Nature’s farming can therefore be summed up in a few words. Mother earth never attempts to farm without livestock; she always raises mixed crops; great pains are taken to preserve erosion; the mixed vegetable and animal wastes are converted into humus; there is no waste; the process of growth and the process of decay balance one another; ample provision is made to maintain large reserves of fertility; the greatest care is taken to store the rainfall; both plants and animials are left to protect themselves against disease.” ———-   Sir Albert Howard, An Agricultural Testament