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A producer licensee guide to the new website

The top seven webpages for your farm

Our list of the top seven areas of the website make it easier for you to locate information most relevant to you and your business.

We hope by now you will have seen and started exploring our fantastic new website.

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to find all the relevant information relating to your certification as well as access the business support and marketing offers which are available free of charge as part of your certification.

The information on the certification pages relates specifically to licensees and new applicants and includes our standards and other licensee resources such as business and marketing information, labelling and events.

The top seven pages for producer licensees:

  1. Our standards:
    Find them here:https://www.soilassociation.org/what-we-do/organic-standards/our-standards/
    Top tip: Try searching within the PDF using keywords.

  2. Technical guides
    Find them here:https://www.soilassociation.org/farmers-growers/technical-information/technical-guides/
    Top tip: Refine your search using the filter on the right hand side of the screen. You can find a range of information including livestock and horticulture technical guides, soil inputs and composts.

  3. Record keeping sheets and certification forms
    Find them here: https://www.soilassociation.org/certification/farming/licensee-resources/

  4. The Organic Marketplace
    Find it here: https://www.soilassociation.org/farmers-growers/market-information/organic-marketplace/
    Top tip: Click ‘Load more’ listings at the bottom of the page to see the full range of current adverts.

  5. Organic labelling requirements and checklist
    Find labelling requirements here:https://www.soilassociation.org/certification/food-drink/business-support/marketing-resources/using-the-organic-symbol/
    Find the checklist here: https://www.soilassociation.org/certification/food-drink/licensee-resources/labelling-checklist/ Top tip: Check how the symbol can be used on your packaging and go through our labelling checklist before sending new labels to your certification officer.

  6. Business Support
    In this section you will find a range of benefits to help you secure organic certification, grow your business, and help market your produce. 
    https://www.soilassociation.org/certification/farming/business-support
    Find events in your area here: https://www.soilassociation.org/upcoming-events/

  7. Got a question?
    Have a look at our FAQs. https://www.soilassociation.org/certification/farming/frequently-asked-questions/)

    There is a wealth of information on the website, so don’t stop at the links above! Find out more about the diverse work that the Soil Association charity does and keep up to date with news and events.

    For certification queries please contact the Producer Certification team.
    You can find out more about us here: https://www.soilassociation.org/certification/farming/get-in-touch/producer-certification-team/

    For technical help and advice on farming and growing, you can also contact the Producer Support team in the charity - https://www.soilassociation.org/farmers-growers/meet-the-team/

    We always welcome feedback and suggestions for improvements, so please do get in touch.