• Weeds, pests, and soil-borne insects
  • The use of F.H.I.P. (Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides and Pesticides) all of which are designed to kill things.  Many are even allowed in Certified Organic Food!
  • The amount of water required
  • The growing seasons are short and are at the mercy of the Weather.
  • Knowledge to know when to water, to fertilize, and the composition of the soil
  • Traditional farms are located thousands of miles from where the food is consumed