I know for a fact that our dirt is browner; our grass is greener. It makes it that much more enjoyable to know that we’re actually bettering our ground instead of hurting it. Steve Dettelbach, Farmer
The Dettelbachs are farmers in Wynne, Arkansas, and are part of two farmer cooperatives started by Heifer USA: Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative, which focuses on pasture-raised and grass-fed meats, and New South Produce Cooperative, which sells sustainably grown fruits and vegetables. Co-op membership has transformed the way they farm.Take a look at their farm and hear what they have to say about why they've chosen organic farming, how it feels to grow your own food and how Heifer has helped them along the way.