The Dominica Organic Agriculture Movement was established in 2006 to advocate for the transition to traditional forms of food production due to the impacts of chemicals on the food systems.
To produce, promote and facilitate the production of agricultural commodities of optimum quality and quantity by employing principles, methods, and practices that protect and enhance the farm environment with particular regard to co-existing rather than dominating natural systems.
To minimize pollution and damage to the environment through the maintenance or development of valuable existing landscape features and adequate habitat for wildlife concerning endangered species and thus considering the wider social and ecological impact of agricultural production systems.
Conventional farming is predominantly the preferred type of farming in Dominica. DOAM has gradually pushed for the gradual transition to organic farming, which will improve soil health. This was accomplished in the following areas: