More than organic

In 2020, when we started our 3-year journey to convert our Lithuanian farm to certified organic, we knew that it would be challenging, yet a natural step further up our own green alley.

Ingleby Farms adheres to regenerative farming principles, like composting, crop rotation, grazing animals on pastures. We are also transitioning to become synthetic pesticide-free by 2030. Hence, as regenerative farmers in the making, we believe that it is best to work with nature rather than against it.

We enjoy the organic journey we’re on in Lithuania. The main crops we rotate with are canola, sugar beets and white, red, and alsike clovers. We have selected the crops based on their value in the crop rotation. Some of the crops in the cycle are not profitable, but each plays a role in the organic process. Half of the crops are, for example, legumes, which plays a major part in increasing soil fertility and eliminating our reliance on synthetic fertilisers.

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