Web Watch, What is Sustainable Agriculture?
Now here is a handy web site to answer the often mis-answered questions of sustainability www.cuesa.org.
CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is dedicated to promoting a sustainable food system through the operation of San Francisco's Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and its educational programs.
Housed within their web site you can discover a fantastic section - "the A - Z of Sustainable Agriculture". The A- Z highlight the important concepts in sustainable food production and distribution. The explanations are so well written you can actually understand what they are talking about!
Here's an example - What is Sustainable Agriculture? Sustainable agriculture unites stewardship of the land with a respect for farm workers, the need for healthful food, and the crucial awareness that we must protect our natural resources for future generations. It is the cultivation and distribution of food in a manner that is environmentally sound, economically viable, socially just, and can be perpetually maintained.
Click here to discover more to learn more www.cuesa.org