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Launch of the Sustainable Food Cities Network

12 October 2011

An event in Bristol today [12 October] sees the launch of a UK-wide Sustainable Food Cities Network which will help cities develop and promote healthy and sustainable food programmes. The Network will be crucial as these cities work to tackle a grow...

Organic September round-up

10 October 2011

The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic took place last month, with Organic September being marked on organic farms, in schools, by retailers and caterers and the general public. Taking a lead from the ongoing industry wide ‘discover orga...

Mixed farming apprentice wanted

30 September 2011

An opportunity for an apprentice with an interest in horticulture and livestock, pigs and poultry to work on a mixed 650 acre organic farm in Leicestershire.

Food for Life team reaps national award

21 September 2011

East Ayrshire Council recently celebrated winning an APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) award in a UK-wide competition which drew around 300 submissions in total.

Kinder, cleaner, better

08 September 2011

Organic clothes and textiles have become increasingly popular in the last decade. When textiles are certified as organic it means that both the production of the fibre on the farm, and the processing of this fibre into textiles has met organic stand...

Essex Hospitals first in UK to achieve silver Catering Mark for fresh, healthy meals

06 September 2011

Ashlyns Catering [1] has achieved the prestigious silver Food for Life Catering Mark from the Soil Association [2] for serving fresh, healthy meals to Braintree Community Hospital and St Margaret’s Hospital in Epping, making them the first hospitals...

John Lewis launches Soil Association certified wool

02 September 2011

To celebrate Wool Week (5 -11 September), John Lewis will be launching a 100% organic wool range from Soil Association member Cornish Organic Wool .

Your chance to nominate for Grower of the Year Awards 2012

25 August 2011

We have just been informed that the 'Grower of the Year Awards' have been opened up for all to make nominations. We know there are many great organic producers out there so you can be sure we will be entering a few of our producers deserving of an a...

Update to Producers Members from Helen Browning

23 August 2011

Dear Producer member, I have been in the hot seat at the Soil Association for a few months now, and my main task has been reviewing the work that we are doing, and establishing clear direction and priorities for the future. Our staff, Council, and t...

Farmer & Grower board nominations - download the form

19 August 2011

The Soil Association is seeking nominations from individuals who are interested in joing the farmer and grower board.
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