Green & Responsible
At « Le Jardin de Rabelais » our will is to provide tasty and eco-friendly tomatoes.
The important contribution of François Rabelais in the rise of « the modern man » pushes us to constantly work on our production technics.
Years after years, we implement processes to have a more responsible and eco-friendly production. As a result, it became obvious to join « Demain La Terre ».
As a member of « Demain La Terre », we respect a charter based on 8 themes.
Every year, we are audited by an independant organization to measure our improvements. Indeed, continuous improvement is at the heart of our concerns. This is translated into daily practices aimed at respecting the environment, the productivity and the security and well-being of the employees.
The charter is based on 8 themes:
- > Phytosanitary inputs: Limit the usage of phytosanitary inputs
- > Water: Preserve the quality and the ressource of water
- > Soil: Preserve the quality of the soil
- > Biodiversity : Favour biodiversity and protect insect pollinators
- > Energy: Control our energetic consumption
- > Wastes: Manage the reusing of wastes and their reduction
- > Economy: Favor long term economic relationships
- > Social: To guarantee the respect of social thematics
For example, to limit the use of phytosanitary inputs, we implemented an integrated biological control many years ago. It consists, for example, of introducing insects in the greenhouse to exterminate pests. As a result, it is unecessary to use pesticids.
Concerning the energy, we are regularly investing in new equipment to better manage our energy spendings. Indeed, we have multiple tools to maintain an optimal climat in the greenhouse.
What is Demain la Terre ?
Demain la terre is an association of fruits and vegetables producers, engaged in an approach of ecological and responsible progress.
Demain la terre has created a quality code, monitored by an independant instituion. This code covers the enire life cycle of fruits and vegetables and imposes criterias which are unbiased, precises and measurables such as: GMOs, phytosanitary, water, soil, wastes, energy, biodiversity, social conditions and economic responsibility.