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Grow more grass with the GrassMaster Event, Monday 23rd September, Lauder

06 August 2013

A practical day looking at increasing grass productivity through hands-on field assessment: providing guidance on rejuvenating, reseeding, and over-seeding; what varieties to sow and why; return on investment and aftercare of a new ley.

One million pounds to tackle obesity, food poverty and climate change in UK cities

06 August 2013

One million pounds is to be invested in the UK’s first ‘Sustainable Food Cities’ programme to use good food to address some of today’s most pressing social, economic and environmental problems including obesity, food poverty and climate change. The ...

Press comment: World's first lab-grown burger unveiled and eaten on 5th August

05 August 2013

In response to news today that Dutch scientists have created a £250,000 burger using cow stem cells, Emma Hockridge, Head of Policy at the Soil Association said; “This new technology is interesting but it is also important to consider the wider issu...

Scientists quantify number of human deaths due to antibiotic use in chicken production

05 August 2013

Approximately 280 people are dying every year in the UK from blood infections caused by a highly antibiotic-resistant E. coli superbug, acquired from chicken. According to a new study, poultry-associated ESBL E. coli infections in the UK result in a...

Scotch Beef Farm of the Year 2013 open for nominations

30 July 2013

Following the success of the inaugural Scotch Beef Farm of the Year initiative which was launched in 2012 by AgriScot and Quality Meat Scotland, the hunt for a 2013 winner has commenced this week.

Access to land for farming: land partnerships and legal arrangements

18 July 2013

This one day workshop looked at land partnerships, a new approach which encourages landowners and land entrepreneurs to work together to open up land for new businesses. The day brought together Soil Association Future Growers and Biodynamic Associa...

Press comment: The Soil Association warmly welcomes the new EU proposals for additional measures on pesticides

17 July 2013

The Soil Association warmly welcomes the news that the EU is proposing additional measures on pesticides to better protect Europe’s bees.

Raw deal for children in UK restaurants

17 July 2013

Out to Lunch league table exposes the truth about 21 chain restaurants and pubs children's menus.

Organic sector returns to growth as horsemeat effect takes hold

15 July 2013

Organic sales are back in sustained growth - as the ‘Horsegate effect’ proves longer-lasting than many predicted…

Exciting organic jobs in Scotland

15 July 2013

The Lanark Community Development Trust has identified an area of the 18th century Castlebank Park as a location for a community based project that includes community growing space and associated training and learning facilities. The following post i...
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