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  • Organic and GM free - naturally better

    In the world of food and farming, the debate between organic and genetically modified is sometimes portrayed as a lifestyle choice versus rational science. Nothing could be more wrong, writes Pat Thomas.

  • Give bees a chance – three ways to help nature-friendly farming

    We’re living in unprecedented times. Everyone has now heard about the climate and nature crises, with David Attenborough bringing climate change into our living rooms and environmental protesters taking to the streets.

  • Savour the season: 5 spring eats

    As winter crops start to disappear and we enter longer and warmer days, the world of spring eating comes alive. Yet we also enter the hungry gap, the UK’s dip in growing organic fruit and vegetables, but there are lots of homegrown talents still for the taking.

  • The new generation getting into organic farming

    Early mornings. Long hours. All types of weather. Sound like a tough job description? Organic farming is hard work - but it also comes with some fantastic benefits, from plenty of fresh air and exercise to a great “office” - one so close to nature that you might literally bump into some wildlife.

  • Organic gardening: keeping pests at bay

    Having a thriving organic garden is as much about the wildlife as it is about the plants. Don’t let pests get you down, just remember that all creatures have a place in organic gardening, so while they might sometimes be a nuisance, all organisms play a vital part in the overall health of the environment.

  • Why choose organic baby food

    We all want to give our little ones the best start in life and, for many parents, serving up organic food is an important part of that journey. Soon-to-be first-time mum Kate Arnell looks at why organic is a great choice for children and talks to parents about why they made the switch.

  • Get stuck in to Real Bread Week

    It’s Real Bread Week, 23 February to 3 March 2019, the annual global celebration of buying additive-free loaves from local bakeries and baking your own at home. Real Bread coordinator Chris Young shows how choosing organic supports the campaign.

  • Organic food - a question of taste and nutrition

    There are many reasons to love organic food. It’s a way of farming that works with nature, using real ingredients, with animals free to forage and graze on land that’s home to more wildlife. A little-known fact though, is that organic food is also nutritionally different. We look at how organic food has more of the good stuff and talk to two top chefs about the all-important question of taste.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 8 ways to reduce your food waste

    If someone gave you £700 to spend on food you’d be pretty chuffed, wouldn’t you? You could take care of the grocery bills for weeks! But, amazingly, this is exactly how much food the average UK family throws away each year.

  • ‘Tis the season for winter veg

    From delicious soups to fragrant curries, we naturally choose meals that are warming and satisfying at this time of year - and luckily mother nature has given us plenty of winter veggies to cook with. Katie Roche shares her love for six of the best that will give you a warm glow this winter. Read on for recipe inspiration and advice on how to store your organic veg to keep it fresh for longer.

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