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School Food Plan hails Food for Life Partnership track record in over 4,500 schools

12 July 2013

Today’s School Food Plan has brought the importance of nutritious and healthy school food firmly back into focus. It is right that the plan highlights the importance of food education in supporting the take-up of healthy, fresh school meals as well ...

Landmark study shows that consumers want to know how their food is produced

09 July 2013

New independent research*, published today, shows that eight out of ten UK consumers want to know which farm system has been used to produce their meat and dairy products.

The Soil Association and Whole Foods Market get London buzzing

03 July 2013

In response to the near catastrophic decline in bees and other pollinators in the UK, the Soil Association and Whole Foods Market UK are teaming up to get London buzzing.

Recognition for organic is rare good news in rough CAP deal

27 June 2013

The shape of the Common Agricultural Policy in Europe is now agreed. The Soil Association warmly welcomes the fact that there is now an explicit legal article that supports organic farming (Article 30) in the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Dev...

Fife goes for gold

27 June 2013

Since achieving the bronze Food for Life Catering Mark award in April, Fife Council has been serving over 11,000 award winning meals each weekday in its primary schools...

Comment: Foston pig farm development

26 June 2013

In a vote last night, South Derbyshire District Council upheld its objection to the proposed large scale pig farm in Foston. As the key democratic representative of local opinion, the District Council's continued, steadfast opposition, is bad news f...

Access to land for sustainable agriculture

26 June 2013

The Soil Association Land Trust and Biodynamic Land Trust are hosting a 3-day event on Access to Land, which will take place in Bristol between 30 June and 2 July. The event is part of EU wide project with participants attending from across Europe t...

Owen Paterson's GM dream will make it harder to feed the world

20 June 2013

Ahead of Owen Paterson’s speech, 20 June 2013, Soil Association Policy Director Peter Melchett comments:

Engaging with the Scottish Government

18 June 2013

The need for transitional arrangements for organic conversion and maintenance 2014-2015 The Scottish Organic Forum is engaging in negotiations with Scottish Government to secure ongoing funding for organic farming during the transition period to the...
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