Riverside Organic is a family run farm, wholesalers, farm shop, and cafe in Whatcroft, Cheshire. We were founded in 1966, and since then have grown and grown. We now deliver fresh meats, groceries, fruit and veg to front doors just like yours.
Tuesday to Saturday - 9am - 4pm
Sunday - 10am - 4pm
Monday - Closed (including bank holidays)
Our kitchen is open from 9am until 3pm with takeaway baps, paninis, coffees and cakes
We now have seating both inside, outside and under a marquee for shelter. We aren't taking bookings so just turn up and find a spot in the sunshine.
Please check the online shop to see the different delivery days.
Tel: 01606 46258 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Organic farming is better for the planet in many ways:
Reduced environmental pollution: Organic farming avoids the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides, which can harm the environment and pollute soil, water, and air. Organic farmers instead use natural fertilizers and pest control methods, which have less impact on the environment.
Improved soil health: Organic farming relies on practices like crop rotation, cover cropping, and the use of compost and manure, which can improve soil health and fertility. Healthy soils can absorb and retain more water, reduce erosion, and support biodiversity.
Increased biodiversity: Organic farming practices like crop rotation and cover cropping can increase the number and diversity of beneficial insects, birds, and other wildlife. This can help create a more balanced ecosystem and reduce the need for chemical pesticides.
Conservation of water: Organic farming practices can help conserve water by improving soil quality and reducing runoff. Organic farmers often use drip irrigation and other water-saving techniques to reduce water use.
Reduced carbon footprint: Organic farming practices like crop rotation and the use of compost and manure can help sequester carbon in the soil, which can help mitigate climate change. Additionally, organic farming avoids the energy-intensive production of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.
Overall, organic farming is a more sustainable approach to agriculture that prioritizes the health of the environment, as well as the health of people and animals who consume organic products.
Grass-fed meat has several potential benefits compared to conventionally raised meat:
Higher nutrient content: Grass-fed meat is generally higher in beneficial nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, and beta-carotene than conventionally raised meat. This is because grass-fed animals have a more natural diet that includes a variety of grasses and other plants.
Lower fat content: Grass-fed meat is generally lower in overall fat content and saturated fat compared to conventionally raised meat. This can help reduce the risk of heart disease and other health problems associated with high levels of saturated fat.
Improved animal welfare: Grass-fed animals typically have access to more open space and are allowed to graze and roam freely, which can improve their welfare and quality of life.
More sustainable: Grass-fed meat production is generally considered more sustainable than conventional meat production because it relies less on energy-intensive grain production and can help maintain grassland ecosystems.
Better taste: Many people prefer the taste of grass-fed meat, which is often described as richer and more flavorful than conventionally raised meat.