How long will it take to convert my land to organic?

You will need to go through a two-year monitored conversion period before your land gains organic status. Once the conversion period is complete, the next crop planted into the organic soil can be sold as organic. For perennial crops (excluding grassland) the conversion period lasts 36 months. In certain circumstances you may get a short reduction in the conversion period of up to four months, if you can prove that no prohibited inputs were used on the land for at least the same period before the start of conversion.

Soil Association supporterSign up to our e-news and keep up to date with our latest campaigns, activities and events.

You can be part of an amazing movement which is taking action to change the way people think about food and farming.

Sign me up!