If you are looking for certified organic feed in Cape Breton Island, you can find it at United Farmer’s Co-Op. Our feed meets organic livestock standards and is produced without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. Keep in mind that organic feed can have some additives included such as vitamins, minerals and probiotics that are approved by the certifying organic authority. Please call to see what organic feed we have in stock. If needed, we can take a special order as per your request.
EARTHWORM CASTINGS OUR ORGANIC PRODUCTS
Many of our Cape Breton Island customers have a desire to grow plants free of pesticide residues and commercial fertilizers. Organic fertilizers will release nutrients slowly and reduce the risk of fertilizer burn. The nutrition content is less than commercial fertilizers so larger quantities are needed. While we understand organic gardening is not for everyone, we are proud to support our area’s organic gardeners. In fact, we believe that taking care of the environment starts in our own backyard. Simply using materials such as mulch and compost will help protect the environment.
Earthworm castings provide the following benefits:
An Organic Alternative – Organic Mulch
Similar to compost, instead of working organic mulch into the soil, you simply lay it on top. Organic mulch provides the following:
Tips When Using Organic Mulch