Unformatted text preview: food. Other Notes: Organic includes carbon It doesn’t use pesticides More Expensive Organic is where there is an emphasis on ecologically based production, soil health, and biodiversity (crop and non crop) The average food item in the US travels 1500 miles to get to your plate The Farm: 10 acres, certified organic farm 8 th season of production year round 70+ vegetable crops, flowers, herbs, and small fruit Chicken, bees, pigs, edible forest garden Year round CSA and 6 months farm stand Place where all MSU students and other community members can engage in diverse, organic production, and learn about local food systems....
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- Spring '07
- Student Organic Farm, MSU Student Organic Farm