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Comment: mislabelled food - Amy Leech, senior policy officer

10 February 2014

Commenting on reports of food mislabelling from a lab in West Yorkshire, Amy Leech, Soil Association senior policy officer said:

Soil Association calls on public to save our British wildlife

07 February 2014

The Soil Association is today calling on people to take action to save our British wildlife, following new research released this week which has shown that organic farms support, on average, a third more species than non-organic farms.

Comment: Organic farming – the scientifically proven way of saving bees

04 February 2014

The biggest ever review into whether organic farming benefits wildlife has taken place – and the findings are clear – organic farms have on average nearly a third more different species of wildlife. The researchers stated in the report that "organic...

HRH The Prince of Wales celebrates landmark moment for hospital food

30 January 2014

HRH The Prince of Wales today hosted a reception, which celebrated improvements in hospital food in England.

Effective Field Drainage: Reducing Flood Risk and Improving Soil Performance (SFIN; Half Day)

30 January 2014

Palacerigg, Cumbernauld, 10am-4pm, 28th February 2014 With weather patterns becoming more unpredictable and extreme weather events more common in recent years, drainage and compaction are two issues which are becoming increasingly important to many ...

Comment: Peter Melchett, Soil Association policy director commenting on Owen Paterson's claim that opposition to GM is 'politically motivated'

16 January 2014

Peter Melchett, Soil Association policy director, commenting on Owen Paterson's claim that opposition to GM is 'politically motivated':

Silver Catering Mark for Sodexo at the Scottish Government

15 January 2014

Sodexo, the world’s largest services company, at the Scottish Government has become the first workplace food service provider in Scotland to receive the silver Food for Life catering mark by the Soil Association, and the third in the UK.

2014 Farming Awards Now Open For Entries

14 January 2014

More information on these awards is available by clicking on the links below or visiting our Business support page.

Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme puts farmers in the driving seat to research low-input methods

09 January 2014

Since launching in 2012, the Soil Association-led Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme has supported close to 2,000 organic and non-organic farmers to find solutions to common agricultural problems through innovative research into organic and lo...

BBC Food and Farming Awards 2014

09 January 2014

Just launched, nominations are now open for this year's Food and Farming Awards. The Awards celebrate the best of British food and those companies and individuals who grow, make and supply it.
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