Natural grower introduces new licensed stonefruit program


Homegrown Natural Farms is introducing its Regenerative Natural Licensed™ (ROC™) stonefruit program as a part of its ongoing dedication to caring for the land and the individuals it encounters. This program gives third-party recognition to assist its efforts.

The certification is third-party validation of the regenerative approach farmers are rebuilding the farm and soil, but in addition the neighborhood it entails.

The newly developed certification is overseen by the Regenerative Natural Alliance, a gaggle selling regenerative natural farming as the very best commonplace for agriculture. The certification builds on a basis of natural rules with strict requirements to earn considered one of three ranges: ROC Bronze, ROC Silver and ROC Gold. Every stage achieves higher standards and regenerative practices that enhance soil well being, ensures animal welfare and promotes equity for farmers and farm staff.

This system options multi-generational farmer Vernon Peterson and his household, who’ve been farming for greater than 100 years in Kingsburg, California. The Petersons develop a sturdy number of ROC Gold peaches, nectarines, apricots and plums that present this system with minimal gaps.

Farmer Vernon Peterson and son Erik. The Petersons develop a sturdy number of ROC Gold peaches, nectarines, apricots and plums. 

“The certification is third-party validation of the regenerative approach we’re rebuilding not solely our farm and soil, however the neighborhood it entails,” says Peterson. As well as, the household’s care extends past the fruit to those that work alongside them every single day. Recognizing the essential position of farm staff, the Petersons are additionally an Equitable Meals Initiative (EFI) stonefruit farm.

This system, involving nectarines seen right here, kicks off the primary week of June.

“We’re very excited to supply this program,” says Stephen Paul, stonefruit class director. “It’s actually speaks to Homegrown’s dedication to sustainability and positions our title as a pioneer with these distinctive individuals and land-focused third-party certifications.”

Homegrown Natural Farms’ program kicks off the primary week of June. Regular harvests are anticipated by way of mid-September.

For extra info:
Homegrown Natural Farms
Tel: +1 (559) 306-1750
advertising and marketing@hgofarms.com 

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