Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
We’re investing in methods and equipment that use less energy and fuel and reduce fossil fuel emission emissions.
- We are meticulous about maintaining our equipment and replacing aging farming equipment with more fuel-efficient types.
- We have significantly reduced our fuel use and generation of air pollutants by replacing diesel-generated smudge pots with propane-generated heaters.
- We’ve significantly reduced our use of commercially produced fertilizers and pesticides, which require significant quantities of energy to produce.
- We’ve completed comprehensive energy-efficiency upgrades to many farm buildings including shops, offices, worker residences and farm labor camps.
We’ve installed energy-efficient water pumps throughout the farm.