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Welcome to our blog, where we hope you'll find plenty of food for thought!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Pesticide use in organic farming

    It’s a common myth that there are no pesticides allowed in organic farming. Some pesticides are allowed but these are mostly naturally occurring, and their use is very different from the approach used in non-organic farming.

  • Organic farming and the use of antibiotics

    The problem of antibiotic resistance is real and there’s no shying away from the fact that healthier farm animals is the answer. We meet some organic farmers who are leading the way…

  • 5 reasons to love organic

    There are many reasons to love organic food and farming. We take a look at why organic is good for you and your family, good for the animals and good for the planet.

  • Start your organic journey with 5 simple switches

    Fresh, easy to find and bursting with flavour, organic is on the rise! Whether you’re new to organic or are looking for inspiration, it’s never been simpler to experience the joy of organic food.

  • 3 easy organic veggies to grow in September

    September is the best month for organic vegetable growers. Too often thought of as the end of the growing season, September is in fact a great time to get planting a few of your own crops for the kitchen.

  • How to set up an organic buying group

    Whether it’s organic pasta, pulses or cereals, by getting together with a group of neighbours or friends you can help make buying organic more affordable and maybe even create a social event!

  • Best organic places to stay in the UK

    Organic farms are home to the animals that produce our food; they’re where tiny seeds flourish into the fruit and veg on our plates. And now, many of them are opening their gates and offering you the opportunity to immerse yourself on an organic break away. Whether you’re considering a flight-free holiday or just want to escape to a quieter, more natural place, there are plenty of reasons to stay at an organic farm.

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