Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Bridgepoint Run Farm LLC
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
Bridgepoint Run Farm LLC, located in Belle Mead, has been family owned and operated since 1928. Specializing in hay, straw, grain, vegetables and beef, the farm values sustainable agriculture practices to conserve the land for future generations to farm.
Contact Person: 
Dale Johnson
Title: 
Owner/Operator
Business Location: 
Belle Mead
301 Bridgepoint Road
08502 Belle Mead , NJ
United States
40° 26' 2.2308" N, 74° 39' 2.646" W
Phone: 
908-448-8873
Email: 
daj5129@gmail.com
Website: 
http://www.bridgepointrunfarm.com/
Membership Date: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Stormwater Management and Site Design
Description of Action: 
Bridgepoint Run Farm LLC installed a drainage system consisting of piping fixtures which carry storm water and runoff into a drainage basin. They also use a concrete barrier to divert storm water to prevent contaminating nearby streams with nutrient runoff from manure.
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
Bridgepoint Run Farm LLC composts cow manure, which would normally be a waste product, and uses it as a fertilizer on crop fields to improve agricultural production. Animal manure is high is nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium and is produced naturally with no byproducts. 0.5 tons of manure per acre saves the farm $30 per acre.
Lbs Saved: 
500
Money Saved: 
300
Waste Reuse
Description of Action: 
Bridgepoint Run Farm LLC reuses animal feed bags as a waste reduction measure which saves money by limiting disposed materials. They also utilize string from the bags to retie fencing and various goods.
Industry Specific Practices
Description of Action: 
Bridgepoint Run Farm LLC practice sustainable grazing methods by rotating fence placement in 7 different fields for their cattle. This allows vegetation in pastures to regrow and replenish the surrounding ecosystem for other wildlife and native species, as well as future grazing.
Be Prepared for Emergencies
Description of Action: 
Bridgepoint Run Farm LLC stores 600 round bales of feed for their livestock in the event of an emergency situation. This is enough hay to sustain their cows for well over a year.