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Comment on NFU concern that the UK is 'losing ability to feed itself'

24 February 2015

In response to the NFU's concern that the UK is ' losing ability to feed itself ' (Telegraph, 22 February 2015), Soil Association policy director Peter Melchett commented:

Comment: Environment Agency refuses to issue Environmental Permit for proposed Foston mega pig farm

23 February 2015

Nearly five years after the threat first appeared, the wait may soon be over for the residents of Foston. In a dramatic and unexpected victory for local campaigners, the many thousands of Soil Association supporters and others who objected to the pl...

Comment on Owen Paterson's upcoming speech on GM

23 February 2015

The Telegraph reported a story suggesting that former environment secretary Owen Paterson isset to denounce the so-called ‘green blob’ tomorrow (24/2/15) in a speech on GM crops ( Owen Paterson: 'The Green Blob' is threatening lives in Africa ). Soi...

FTSE 100 company Pearson PLC shows impact of good food on employees and CSR

18 February 2015

At an event last night (17 February 2015) Pearson Plc showcased how good food in workplace canteens has transformed their workforce.

FTSE 100 company Pearson PLC shows impact of good food on employees and CSR

18 February 2015

At an event last night (17 February 2015) Pearson Plc showcased how good food in workplace canteens has transformed their workforce. Through the Soil Association’s Food for Life Catering Mark, Pearson PLC has significantly contributed to company CSR...

Biofach 2015: vivaness seminar discusses challenges surrounding organic beauty

13 February 2015

Yesterday at BioFach 2015, a conference drew together some of the key players in organic beauty from across Europe.

Abel & Coles' Breton Galettes

12 February 2015

Abel & Cole have gone a bit Brittany with this twist on Pancake Day. Great with Rude Health buckwheat flour (and a bit of beer if you fancy it).

Ndali vanilla pancakes

12 February 2015

Ndali Vanilla is an organic farm which specialises in exquisite quality vanilla extract and Fairtrade organic vanilla powder and vanilla pods. Run by Lulu, a British 29 year old whose life as a furniture maker near Chipping Norton changed drasticall...

Organic pancakes – How do they stack up?

12 February 2015

So what really makes our core pancake ingredients - organic milk, eggs and flour different to their non-organic counterparts? Are they really worth the small extra cost? We think so!

Grants for planting and managing woodlands in Central Scotland

09 February 2015

New woodland creation and management of existing woodland will continue to be well-supported in the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) area through the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) 2014 – 2020 Forestry Grant Scheme (FGS) which will...
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