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Soil Association Comment: IME Global Food Report

10 January 2013

Emma Hockridge, Soil Association head of policy said: The Soil Association welcomes the Global Food Report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Food waste is an important issue and if we didn’t waste so much, we'd put less pressure on the e...

SRUC Organic Producer Conference 2013: Organic Prospects

10 January 2013

SRUC’s annual Organic Prospects Conference and the SOPA/QMS organic monitor farm project will be held as a joint meeting this year.

Nature of Scotland Awards

09 January 2013

The Nature of Scotland Awards are designed to recognise and celebrate excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement in Scottish nature conservation.

Trade on Greenpeace's field at Glastonbury 2013

08 January 2013

Since the early nineties Greenpeace have been one of the lead charities invited by the Glastonbury Festival to operate at the festival where they have their own field on which they promote themselves and their international campaigns.

Soil, Muck & Money: Nutrient Management Event

08 January 2013

Tuesday 26th February 2013, Jedburgh A practical day looking at soil management and how to make best use of FYM, slurry and compost, with an introduction to PLANET.

Catering Mark consultations: have your say

19 December 2012

We are consulting on three areas of the Food for Life Catering Mark standards

Book review: Organic Production and Food Quality

19 December 2012

Organic Production and Food Quality: A Down to Earth Analysis. Robert Blair, Wiley-Blackwell (2012) USA & UK. ISBN-13: 978-0-8138-1217-5. Hardcover, 296 pages. ISBN-10: 0-8138-1217-8.

Book review: The Development of the Organic Network

19 December 2012

The Development of the Organic Network: Linking People and Themes 1945-95 , Philip Conford Floris Books (2011) ISBN 978-086315-803-2. £25

“Toil of the tilth”

17 December 2012

Since 2008 the organic market has seen a retrenchment, with wider economic problems having a direct impact on the nation’s shopping habits. The same period has seen weather conditions that have veered between too little and, this year especially, to...

Vote for the dinner party

17 December 2012

US food writer Michael Pollan’s article below was first published in October in the New York Times, and is an eloquent argument in support of California’s Proposition 37 – a proposal to introduce mandatory labeling of GM food in California, voted up...
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