Our certified-organic Agricultural Research Farm in Lakeview, California comprises 45 hectares (111 acres) on a prehistoric lakebed, where accumulated nutrient-rich sediment contributes to the fertile topsoil. It is the primary location where our researchers investigate plant materials from around the world to provide the highest nutritional value to our products, and the source of new and improved organic farming practices that are adopted by all Nutrilite farms.
By composting and using carefully tested farming practices, Nutrilite creates a better soil structure, supplying crops with a vast array of nutrients.
Primary crops: alfalfa, carrots, pomegranates and many research crops.
Nutrilite farms: The Global Good Neighbor
At our Agricultural Research Farm in Lakeview, local community volunteers help raise organic vegetables for their own use. The Nutrilite Agricultural Research Farm organizes programs with local schools, bringing area students to the farm to grow crops as a school project each year.
Trout Lake Farm’s 283 hectares (700 acres) in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains is the largest certified organic herb farm in North America. Irrigation is provided by the glacier-fed White Salmon River, fed by glaciers from the mountains.
Trout Lake Valley, where the farm is located, is exclusively organic—there’s no conventional farming in the valley, and the surrounding mountains help keep out pollution.
Primary crops: blueberry, Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea angustifolia, oregano, peppermint, nettle, valerian, white kidney bean, dandelion, lemon balm, black cohosh.
Trout Lake Farm is committed to contributing to the local communities, actively supporting the town of Trout Lake with a major yearly contribution to the Trout Lake Scholarship Fund, and donating to community programs.
Rancho El Petacal is a 566-hectare (1400 acres), certified-organic farm in southwestern Mexico. It has the ideal growing climate with plenty of sunshine and rainfall –perfect for growing nutrient-rich plants for our NUTRILITE® products, and for growing test plots for research. The farm is also a major source of jobs for the local community.
Our reforestation programs in the area have helped increase biodiversity and maintain the region's natural equilibrium.
Primary crops: spinach, kale, broccoli, watercress, parsley, grapefruit, orange, lemon, oregano, sage, and asparagus.
Fazenda Nutriorganica is the largest Nutrilite farm. All 1660 hectares (4100 acres) are certified 100% organic. Year-round, the farm produces acerola cherries, which provide 100% of our need for the natural ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) used in NUTRILITE products. Most destructive pests and disease problems are prevented by providing balanced organic nutrients, such as the natural fertilizer from our 300 head of cattle on the farm, ensuring strong, healthy growth.
Primary crops: acerola; picão preto, also called Spanish needle, and passion fruit.
Fazenda Nutriorganica was formerly a desolate, undeveloped tract of land. It is now a beacon of productive work and learning, as well as professional and personal development. A reforestation project along the banks of the nearby Jaburu River, organized by Nutrilite, is now underway.
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