the growers' charter

All growers of fresh produce for Grow Lightly are committed to:

  • Producing foods of high nutritional value, without recourse to synthetic fertilisers, herbicides or pesticides – foods which enhance the health of those who grow and eat them;

  • Working with natural systems;

  • Maintaining and increasing the biological activity in and fertility of our soil;

  • Using renewable resources, giving priority to those produced locally;

  • Extending the range of locally organically grown foods available in South Gippsland, particularly those grown from open-pollinated seed;

  • Finding out more and sharing our knowledge about food plant varieties which grow well in southern Gippsland, including native Australian food plants.

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