Nov 1, 2019‘Veganic’ ag grower profiled by USDA
Growers Alisha Utter and Kyle Bowley grow strawberries, other annual fruit crops and Winter greens in Grand Isle, Vermont, according to the story. Veganic management practices exclude inputs such as “synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, genetically modified organisms, and farm animal-derived inputs, such as blood, feather, fish meals, bone char, and manure.” Utter is working on a doctorate degree on plant and soil science at the University of Vermont.
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Above: Alisha Utter with her strawberries. Photo by Amy Overstreet of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service