At the Ready by Angelo Marcialis

About Chester Agricultural Center

Chester Agricultural Center In 2014, a group of like-minded people came together with the mission to build an innovative model of organic farming. They started the Chester Agricultural Center with the goal of preserving Chester’s black dirt, converting it to organic growing practices, and providing affordable long-term leases to beginning-level farmers. In 2017 the CAC…

Into the Misty Sunrise Angelo Marcialis

Organic Farming

photo: copyright Angelo Marcialis Photography How is organic farming different from conventional farming? Organic farming refers to agricultural production systems that do not use genetically modified (GM) seed, synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. Some of the essential characteristics of organic systems include design and implementation of an organic system plan that describes the practices used in…