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Here's to 2015 - a big year for Soil Association Certification and the UK organic market

28 January 2015

This we year we have ambitious plans – we want to see the organic market continue to grow, our licensees businesses flourish and we want to be instrumental in raising consumer awareness of the benefits of organic. We will rolling out a new look for ...

Children’s menus improve at giraffe and Harvester

28 January 2015

Chain restaurants giraffe and Harvester are launching new children’s menus in response to our Out to Lunch campaign. The new menus feature healthier food and more responsible and traceable sourcing. Changes have also been made to the running of thes...

Proposed revision of the EU organic regulation - update

23 January 2015

We have been very involved in the work on the revision that has taken place over the last year and have tried to engage with as many licensees as we can that want to be actively involved in the process. (Anyone wanting to get more involved please ge...

Trainee placements at Daylesford Market Garden

22 January 2015

The Market Garden at Daylesford has been growing for 11 years. The remit of the business is to grow a wide range of seasonal produce to supply into the numerous shops, restaurants and production kitchens of Daylesford Organic.

Over 700 ‘future growers’ seeking organic apprenticeships

22 January 2015

Young people across Britain are seeking opportunities to become well-trained, knowledgeable farmers and growers of organic food. The Soil Association’s Future Growers programme – which matches host farms with eager young growers – has been running a...

Trainees required at Whitethorn Farm in Herefordshire

22 January 2015

Two Horticultural trainees required at Whitethorn Farm , to start March/April until Autumn (minimum). The work includes sowing, planting, plant husbandry, harvest and packhouse work. Minimum five days a week to include weekends. This is an ideal opp...

Woodmark Certificate Holders feature in FSC press

22 January 2015

Three Woodmark certificate holders have recently featured in news stories from FSC ® . The articles featured Mpingo Conservation and Development Initiative, Nishi Awakura Village and Sengon Agung Bersama. All three are run by or for local communitie...

Europe's first 100% Forest Stewardship Council certified home

20 January 2015

Europe’s first 100% Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified home has been approved by Woodmark, the Soil Association’s forestry and wood certification scheme. The house in Denmark only uses wood from sustainable sources and the environmental im...

Glastir Advanced rules booklet

20 January 2015

The Welsh Government’s online publication ‘Glastir Adanced Rules Booklet 2: Whole Farm Code and Management Options’ contains two errors that may confuse organic farmers.
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