The Greener Side farm is a sustainable small scale farm started in fall 2019 by Lo Shrum in the Sooke/Shirley region. Offering vegetables with no pesticides or chemical fertilizers as well as organically fed and ethically raised pork. The farm isn’t certified organic yet but strongly believes in its practices and follow the standards of the certification bodies as well as focusing on minimizing the impact on the environment.
Farming Practices include • only using organic seeds when available, no GMO. • row covers and rotational crops instead of using pesticides. • Manure, green manure and compost instead of chemical fertilizers. • hand weeding and occultation minimizing the use of Tractors • Feeding animals only certified organic grain, local farm vegetables and dairy products from my farm