Paper presented to:
ORGANIC SYMPOSIUM, LINCOLN COLLEGE, MAY 1988
by M BROSNAN
You will see some repetition in this paper. The reason for this is, a few months ago, while getting ready to go back to India my mother Alma took ill, looking like dying. So I cancelled my trip and having little time I used some material from the previous paper.
Organic farming: a way of life, a set of theories, a survival mechanism for planet earth. It has to be the latter. The Riverside experiment is an attempt at ecologically sustainable farming of dry land, both in relation to the land resource and as an economic venture. Survival concepts coming from the heart, which leads to the pocket, and on to a life style, An attempt to show that loving and caring for the earth with organic and conservation methods does return a good living and consequently, life style.