By Lee Warren, Executive Director of Asheville’s Organic Growers School
By applying strategies of regeneration and resilience to modern agriculture, sustainability is not only achievable—
it suggests that all of us will see the benefits.
In a phrase, sustainability applies to something that can be carried on indefinitely, though in common language it is often meant to imply that a particular product, practice, or lifestyle avoids undue environmental damage. Another way to define sustainability is that balance of factors which can both meet human needs, while also considering and enhancing the natural world and improving human lives. In its ideal form, it is a holistic approach that takes into account the good of all involved.
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