Tony & Betsey, owners of Longview Farms, are raising the bar in much needed ways. Beyond being dedicated to their mission of sustainable, local farming and various other projects, they also create a learning environment for students. Bringing the students to the farm while sharing the benefits of managing the land in which we all live….
Always a positive impact and two open hearts-you guys are an inspiration. Thank you for having me document some awesome moments in your lives. Can’t wait to see ya’ll next month!
Walk down memory lane and see the families’ events over the years…
A message from Longview Farms and their mission:
| Practicing innovative, sustainable farming methods to produce healthy vegetables free of pesticides and chemical fertilizers |
| Reducing our carbon footprint by sequestering co2 in the soil as biochar, offsetting our electrical energy consumption with solar power, and producing biodiesel from waste vegetable oil |
| Restoring our longleaf pine ecosystem through fire ecology and annual replanting |
| Using the farm as an outdoor classroom to immerse students in nature and
to teach sustainable farming and land management |