Hoch Orchard & Gardens

Small integrated farms and food safety plans for agroforestry systems


Poop is important for a healthy agroecosystem. But food safety requirements can be complicated for farmers grazing livestock in their orchards. Hear from Harry Hoch of Hoch Orchard and Gardens how he manages risks and successfully grazes livestock in his agroforestry system. Owners Harry and Jackie have been tending their 94 acre organic, biodynamic orchard for over 30 years and are constantly striving for better livestock integration.