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Surviving Hard Times

Jun 27, 2023

Is organic farming healthier and more sustainable than conventional farming? Dr. Andrew Hammermeister, the Director of the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC) and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University sits down to explain…

Being raised in an agricultural setting, Dr. Hammermeister developed an interest in farming at a young age. Fascinated by the important connection between soil, plants, and animals, he went on to study Applied Ecology and Land Proclamation to better understand how to manage soil – and fix broken landscapes from industrial disturbances…

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What the goals of the OACC are.
  • The misconceptions associated with organic farming.
  • How long it takes to cultivate organic plants. 
  • How organic farmers avoid using synthetic pesticides. 

To learn more about Dr. Hammermeister and his work, click here now!

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