A lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's or society's use of the Earth's natural resources and personal resources. Practitioners of sustainable living often attempt to reduce their carbon footprint by altering methods of transportation, energy consumption, and diet.
In organic farming artificial chemical fertilisers are prohibited – instead organic farmers develop a healthy, fertile soil by growing and rotating a mixture of crops, adding organic matter such as compost or manure and using clover to fix nitrogen from the atmosphere.
Biodynamics is a spiritual-ethical-ecological approach to agriculture, gardens, food production and nutrition. The Biodynamic Association (BDA) is a nonprofit association committed to rethinking agriculture through healthy food, healthy soil, and healthy farms.