"Our priority is to respect good agricultural practices."
To limit the use of pesticides, we are committed to:
- a minimum 5-year rotation per plot;
- the use of mildew-resistant
- rigorous selection of agricultural
- the use of weather stations to model fungal risks.
To limit our water consumption, we use
- new irrigation systems (bars, drip irrigation);
- tensiometers in the plots.
Fertilisation is adapted to the plants’
using an analysis of the nitrogen residues and main nutrients.
The company is also committed to renewable energy by installing solar panels on storage buildings and recycling organic waste into biogas.
Our farm, our packaging centre and the majority of our partner farms are GLOBALG.A.P certified.
Our farm is converting its plots to Organic Farming.
Our packaging centre is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, IFS Food and organic farming certified.
The Ferme de Fontenay is part of a Zero* Residue Pesticide Programme.
*Within the limits of quantification (smallest value quantifiable by laboratories) of the active substances analysed on our products.
Collectif nouveaux champs
We are a citizen movement of French fruit and vegetable producers committed to agricultural and environmental progress.
Listening to consumers, we defend healthy food for the greatest number of people, by working to strengthen everyone’s trust.
High Environmental Value Certification
VAL LÉGUMES S.A.S – Ferme de Fontenay engaged in a collective HVE certification process.
The Ferme de Fontenay is part of a real dynamic of agroecological progress since many years.