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A week left to complete Defra survey on Country of Origin Labelling in the Catering Sector

06 June 2014

Defra has invited participants for a survey on Voluntary Country of Origin Labelling in the Catering and Hospitality Sector

Seeking a Successor for Skye Forest Garden

04 June 2014

Soil Association licensee Sandy Masson owns and runs Skye Forest Garden, an enchanting 16 acre (6.5ha) woodland peninsula situated at Sleat on the beautiful Isle of Skye.

DOFF Field Labs prove popular in Europe

04 June 2014

Soil Association Research Manager Kate Pressland and Agricultural Development Manager Colleen McCulloch visited the beautiful city of Prague recently, where their work on the DOFF Field Lab program was very well received by an audience of UK and Eur...

2014 Soil Association Organic Awards open for entries!

02 June 2014

Today sees the launch of the 2014 Soil Association Organic Awards, starting the search for the UK’s favourite organic products.

Delay by Prime Minister over antibiotic resistance action puts UK health in danger

02 June 2014

The Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics is urging the Prime Minister to make the announcement on antimicrobial resistance he promised the House of Commons during Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday 7th May 2014.

Comment on organic farmer Steve Marsh losing his landmark court case over GM crop contamination

28 May 2014

Commenting on organic farmer Steve Marsh losing his landmark court case over GM crop contamination, Emma Hockridge, Soil Association head of policy said:

Soil Association comment on withdrawal of EU Soil Framework Directive

23 May 2014

Commenting on the withdrawal of the EU Soil Framework Directive, Emma Hockridge, Soil Association head of policy said:

Paddock Grazing 4 Profit, Tuesday 8th July 2014, Forgandenny, Perthshire

14 May 2014

***FULLY BOOKED*** A practical introduction to paddock grazing and the benefits it can bring, optimising animal performance from pasture. The importance of functional genetic traits will also be discussed.

New Menu Development Advisory Panel

07 May 2014

The Food for Life Scotland team has recently launched a brand new project aiming to develop a stock of school menus and recipes that meet Food for Life principles.

Leading scientific journal highlights farmer-led research as key innovation for the future of food

06 May 2014

The leading scientific journal Nature has highlighted the importance of research designed by and for farmers as crucial to the success of farming across the world. The Nature article, published on Thursday 1 May 2014, says that a ‘sustainable supply...
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