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Public consultation launched on two new Catering Mark Standards

05 August 2014

Two new bronze Catering Mark standards are proposed, to encourage healthier food and drink in the UK’s largest best practice scheme for the catering industry. The Soil Association is consulting on new standards to limit the use of salt and increase ...

Seed-bombing: new film on seed saving

01 August 2014

The Soil Association's Ben Raskin has teamed up with the Guardian's Kim Stoddart to tell you about their adventures in seed-bombing.

Soil Association to host event to help growers take advantage of the upturn in the organic market

01 August 2014

This year the Soil Association’s annual Organic Market Report revealed that the organic sector saw growth of 2.8% in 2013: the first time the organic market has seen annual growth since 2008 [1].

In the vegetable garden: new film on seed saving

31 July 2014

The Soil Association's Ben Raskin has teamed up with the Guardian's Kim Stoddart to explain why seed saving is a fun way of saving money and keeping rare heritage vegetables alive, and which vegetables are ideal for beginners.

Soil Association launches Organic Beauty Week to the press

31 July 2014

The Soil Association hosted a press event for key national press and magazine beauty directors on 24th June to launch Organic Beauty Week. Held in the penthouse suite of the prestigious Rosewood Hotel in London, the event aimed to educate editors on...

Field Lab Report: Under-sowing kale with a legume green manure

31 July 2014

SFIN recently had a great day up in Inverurie looking at undersowing. Using low growing legumes to undersow a cash crop is a well-established practice (in cereals); to help control weeds, protect the soil and provide fertility to subsequent crops. F...

From field to fork: new film on seed saving

30 July 2014

The Soil Association's Ben Raskin has teamed up with the Guardian's Kim Stoddart to explain how seed-saving can save money, liven up your garden and help you cut down on food miles.

Today's News: NHS plans to tackle obesity in employees

30 July 2014

"We cannot tackle the crisis of overweight and obesity in the UK without transforming the food culture of workplaces, and the NHS is the UK's largest employer. By providing freshly prepared, appetising, nutritious and sustainable meals to staff, vis...

First case of MRSA found in UK pig – government must act now to limit farm antibiotic use

28 July 2014

The Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics is calling on the government to urgently carry out a full MRSA survey of the UK pig industry to determine how widespread the superbug is after the first-ever case in a British pig was found in Northern Ireland 1...

Forum discusses the Organic Future

23 July 2014

The Scottish Organic Forum held an open workshop on the 10th of July at SAC Craibstone, to discuss the future of the organic sector in Scotland. Many local farmers attended, along with Nigel Miller from NFUS, Frank Strang, Scottish Government and Pr...
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