Visit an organic farm

If you would like to find out more about organic food and farming, why not visit an organic farm? The Soil Association has an extensive network of more than 100 farms across the UK who run special visits, open days and other public activities. New farms are joining all the time, and we have members who can show you everything from walled vegetable gardens to remote hill farms and even a vineyard.

Farms in your region

Find a farm in your region:

Further resources

  • Organic Farm Trail Activity Book [PDF, 1.32MB]
    Fun activities for young children on a farm visit - find out how to make a 'map stick', a soil paint chart, a leaf rubbing and so much more...

Holiday organic

If you've enjoyed your time at an organic farm, why not extend your visit and holiday on one? Take a look at our holiday organic listings to find out more.


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Poisoned apples are not just for fairy tales – Greenpeace report finds pesticides all around us

Marianne Landzettel: It’s been 53 years since the publication of Rachel Carson’s ‘Silent Spring’ in which she described the detrimental effect of indiscriminate pesticide use on the environment. Carson was concerned about the use of DDT to fight malaria and other insect born diseases and because of the dangers to the environment and human health. Its use today is heavily regulated and restricted. It’s been 50 years since pesticides became a main staple in ‘conventional’ agriculture. According to a recent report by Greenpeace* 'millions of tons and hundreds of types of synthetic chemical pesticides’ are applied every year in what the report calls agriculture’s ‘pesticide addiction’.

11 November 2015 | 1 Comments | Recommended by 3