Henry David Thoreau wrote, "Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around." We at Ralston Family Farms find a certain peace knowing we put our beliefs into practice.
We call this way of life sustainable.
This isn't just a buzz word to peak interest. It is a day-in and day-out way of doing things. It is how we make our decisions and who we say we are.
Here are three truths about sustainability at Ralston Family Farms:
1. Resource-First Mindset
Being accountable is the lifeblood of sustainability. By going out of our way to use resources in a manner that is renewable and responsible we maintain a sense of authenticity. It takes some ingenuity and a lot of hard work, but we don't mind. Using practices such as Zero-grade leveling and surface water irrigation utilizes the farm's natural assets.
2. Legacy Centered
We make a point to not only do no harm but to also improve the quality of the land we farm for future generations. We want to pass down both our farm and our values to our children and grandchildren and to do that we must be forward thinking in our actions. This is why we invest in the newest and most efficient technologies and methods.
3. Quality Counts
Quality has its own relation to sustainability. Making thoughtful choices about the way we farm and mill ensures premium results and when the results are food that is pretty important. We take feeding your family as seriously as we take feeding our own and we wouldn't expect you to eat anything less than the best. We inspect every part of the milling process from the time it first comes out of the bins to the final package.
To learn more about our sustainable practices visit our About Us page at ralstonfamilyfarms.com.