Today it takes for a farmer, or a Group of farmers, a wide variety of skills to be successful …from soil management to business planning and marketing.Local Food Experts design and deliver a strong background and working knowledge on farm production, management, marketing, and business operations necessary to operate a small- or large-scale farm, or even a group of farms.
LFE bring together more than 28 years of hands-on farming experience with degrees in organic farming and are passionate about sharing knowledge and experience with others. LFE offer organic farming consultation packages for new and old farms, small and large, specifically tailored to fit individual needs.
Sustainable food systems need to be bio-intensive; using the maximum of nature forces to grow food!Contrary to usual beliefs, biodynamic farming is less about idealism than it is a pragmatic way of considering the long-term viability of your land and taking a holistic approach to your business.
Local Food Experts provide a methodology for a “best practice” model of sustainable guidelines for the vineyard and winery.In this way, consumers are assured that products are made with minimal impact on the natural and social environment
Consumers are demanding sustainable products and services; “new qualities” need to be added on olive oil, such as environmental protection, social equitability and economic viability.
Local Food Experts help building collaborative sustainable food systems (networks) that integrate several components in order to enhance a community’s environmental, economic and social well-being.
Eight factors need to be studied, their implications understood, along with the tools identified that are needed to take the necessary steps to guarantee – as far as possible, the sustainability of bee management.