Soil Health

Critical to the sustainablity of Lodge Farm is the health of the soil. The old timeless rule of put back what you take out is followed each year with on farm animal manures being used, wide crop rotations and the ploughing back in of crop residues. The soil itself is not classed as grade one agricultural but by years of careful management the soil  at Lodge farm is as good as it has ever been. Worms are a good indicator of soil health