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‘The path not taken’: self-government, community and the ‘freedom’ school at the Peckham Health Centre (1935-1950)

30 May 2012

Emily Charkin explores the Pioneer Health Centre’s ‘free school’, which was open between 1947 and 1950, and examines how the school was an expression of the Centre’s aim of empowering communities and a core belief in the innate capacity of children ...

The Limits to Girth: How our waistlines became a supersized model

30 May 2012

In this essay Molly Conisbee explores the ideological assumptions of continual growth that drive so much of our political and economic policy, and argues that the obesity epidemic we have seen in recent years serves as a symptom of what is wrong wit...

The Future is Biology

30 May 2012

Rob Richmond looks at current organic farming practice and argues that it needs to concentrate on biology rather than chemistry (in the form of soil nitrogen availability) if we are to ensure that organic farming really can be a true alternative to ...

Sir Albert Howard on artificial manures

30 May 2012

In this article Charles Dowding examines Albert Howard's 1940 book An Agricultural Testament, which was the first articulation in print of the urgent need for a healthy soil.

Feeding the future: How organic farming can help feed the world

30 May 2012

This Soil Association report explores whether just increasing production is the answer to the problem of 'feeding the world'; as we already produce more than enough food to feed the world comfortably, yet one billion people go hungry. Or do we need ...

Design a t-shirt competition

18 May 2012

Can you design a slogan or logo to be printed on our newest T-shirts?

VIBES Awards 2012

17 May 2012

Search begins for Scotland's leading green businesses

Laverstoke Park seek experienced butcher with retail experience

04 May 2012

Laverstoke Park is an organic/biodynamic farm based in North Hampshire. We specialize in producing a wide range of high quality produce “from the field to the fork”.

Soil Association Organic Food Awards 2012

03 May 2012

Now in their 24th year, the Soil Association Organic Food Awards are the most prestigious and widely respected in the organic sector. The awards provide the opportunity for producers to showcase their best organic products and are open to any food o...
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