Sustainable Farming In Vermont


John Williamson holds a piece of a biodegradable packaging corner... News PhotoAgriculture,Biodegradable,Biodiesel,Corner,Environment,Environmental Issues,Farm,Field,Flax Seed,Growth,Harvesting,Horizontal,Insecticide,John Deere,Making,Nature,New England - USA,Organic Farm,Outdoors,Packaging,Pest,Season,Sunflower,Sustainable Resources,USA,Vermont,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Robert NickelsbergNORTH BENNINGTON, VERMONT - DECEMBER 13: John Williamson holds a piece of a biodegradable packaging corner December 13, 2012 made by Ecovative Designs from flaxseed stalks grown on his 200-acre State Line Farm in North Bennington, Vermont. Ecovative Design, a Green Island, NY company, uses broken up flaxseed stalks mixed with a mycelium mushroom powder to form a biodegradable material to replace styrofoam. Ecovative Design gave Williamson seed to grow 4-acres of flaxseed plants as a test crop. He will retain and crush the seeds to make flaxseed oil to sell to cosmetics and food companies. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)