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Soil Association celebrates living wage committment

03 November 2014

As part of Living Wage Week [1] the Soil Association, has today, 3 rd November, been accredited as a Living Wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation.

Success at Nordic Organic Food Fair

31 October 2014

It’s been another successful year at the Nordic Organic Food Fair . Lee Holdstock, Soil Association Trade Relations Manager accompanied Soil Association UK organic certified businesses, showcasing products and brands on a pavilion to thousands of vi...

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit 2014

31 October 2014

Organised by Organic Monitor, the aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stake-holders and debate key issues in a high-level forum.

Organic market continues to boom after successful Organic September

30 October 2014

Proving small changes can add up to a big difference, new Nielsen figures released today show sales of organic food and drink through UK supermarkets were in excess of a staggering £100 million in September 2014 - equivalent to 3.6% growth - as a re...

Today's News - Renewables groups demand 'climate leadership' from government

28 October 2014

“When people ask me why we switched to organic farming, that swirling yellow tank mix always reappears in my mind. How did I ever rationalize putting that stuff on my fields?” – Jim Goodman, organic farmer, discussing herbicides in The Ecologist (27...

Soil Association submit proposal on TB compensation

27 October 2014

Following discussions with licensees and members, the Soil Association has submitted a proposal to request changes to the Cattle Compensation (England) Order 2012 to more accurately reflect the difference in price between organic and conventional ca...

Organic September in Scotland

20 October 2014

September has been a very busy month for the Soil Association Scotland. It’s the month that we celebrate all things organic and encourage the public to “make a small change” to their shopping habits make “a big difference” to food, farming, wildlife...

Ben Raskin’s Seedy Weekend

20 October 2014

Our Head of Horticulture, Ben Raskin, has had a rather 'seedy weekend'. As a seed specialist, Ben tends to be involved in all things seed-related. This Saturday the Open Pollinated revolution really kicked off with the launch of the South West Seed ...

Food for Life Catering Mark influences Good Food for London rating

20 October 2014

Sustain’s Good Food for London report was launched on 16th October. It saw that nine out of the top ten boroughs it rated had achieved the Soil Association Food for Life Catering Mark at Bronze, Silver or Gold.

Trees: a Valuable Resource. Woodland Management and Biomass

16 October 2014

Wednesday 26th November, Newton Stewart
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