Welcome to our blog, where you'll find lots of organic-focused articles, competitions and events.

  • 5 organic heroes to enjoy on Desert Island Discs

    World leaders, film stars, scientists and musicians have all made their mark on the long-running BBC show since it began in 1942. Here we feature 5 of our organic heroes who shared their passion for farming in harmony with nature while picking out their favourite tunes.

  • Organic alcohol – how is it different?

    As organic wine becomes easier to find in restaurants and shops, you may have noticed that organic ciders, beer and even gin have become available too. In fact, there’s never been a better time to try an organic beverage!

  • 6 films that will change the way you eat

    From sustainable farmers in Devon to commercial beekeepers in the US, sit back, put the popcorn on, and take a closer look at the food on your plate and its many impacts on your health and our planet.

  • 5 ways to encourage wildlife into your organic garden

    Some of the most productive gardens I know are without structure, form or order. They are the ones with lots of different plants dotted, sometimes randomly, throughout. Perhaps with a smattering of weeds or a pile of logs.

  • Win a copy of Kate Arnell's new zero waste book

    Don't miss your chance to win a copy of Kate Arnell's new book, Six Weeks to Zero Waste.

    Closing date: 29 February 2020

  • 5 reasons to order an organic veg box

    Nothing like a surprise in the post is there? Who doesn’t love a parcel arriving on the doorstep? Even when it’s expected and we have an inkling of what’s inside, there’s a frisson of excitement in unwrapping something unknown to discover the joys within.

  • The beginner’s guide to organic growing

    You don’t need to be an expert farmer, or even a green-fingered gardener to grow some delicious organic produce at home. You don’t even need a garden! Expert organic kitchen gardener, Will Livingstone, shows us how to get started.

  • Christmas dinner made easy

    Playing host to hordes of family and friends for Christmas this year? It can feel a little overwhelming but these simple tips will help you relieve some pressure while you prepare your festive dinner. And don’t forget to pour a small glass of organic wine for the chef!

  • 10 ideas for a sustainable Christmas

    Unlike most people, we’re not dreaming of a white Christmas. We want our festive season to be green! At this time of year, it’s easy to get carried away with the festivities but do spare a thought for the environmental impact of your celebrations. With just a few quick and easy changes to your Yuletide plans, you can make a difference and save money too.

  • 5 easy homemade Christmas gifts

    Taking the time to make some sustainable gifts for your loved ones at Christmas is a thoughtful and inexpensive way to show you care. There's something for everyone in these sweet and savoury edible ideas.

  • Chetna Makan: organic is always my first choice

    We spoke to cook and writer Chetna Makan about choosing organic at home, cooking with her two young daughters and preparing for Christmas.

  • Ethical eggs: how organic is different

    As shoppers and cooks, how do we choose the most ethical, flavourful and nutritious eggs available? As you scan the egg shelves of your supermarket, you may see idyllic images of hens roaming in wild flower meadows, but you’ll need to study the labels to know more about the welfare of the birds that laid your eggs.

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