Friday, December 26, 2008

Certified green

Our farm has been MAEAP verified for several years. MAEAP stands for Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program, and it's a voluntary, rigorous third-party certification that assures our customers and neighbors that we're doing the best we can to be good stewards of the environment. I found this news article about another MAEAP verified farm:


"With reindeer, horse-drawn wagons and Santa Claus on hand this time of year, Trim Pines Farm in Grand Blanc resembles other choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms scattered throughout southeast Michigan. 

"But behind the merriment of the season, owner Mike Yancho takes the business of growing 3,000 Christmas trees seriously. Like an increasing number of farmers across Michigan, Yancho is working to make his 80-acre tree farm more earth friendly."

Read more here

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