If pesticides are designed to kill all bugs, imagine what do to humans. Organic choices are kinder to you and the earth - small changes make a big difference.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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