Monday, August 13, 2007

Beyond Organic

"Brook LeVan is normally a pretty cheerful guy, but get the founder of Sustainable Settings talking about the prospects for the United States in the near future, and he becomes almost grim.

LeVan, with his wife, Rose, operates Sustainable Settings on a small ranch just outside Carbondale, where he is engaged in a campaign to revive small-scale farming and community interdependence on a variety of levels.

With his combination research center and demonstration project, he is raising "beyond organic" vegetables, fruits and livestock, selling the produce at area farmers markets and out of a small shed on the grounds of his ranch."

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