Upcoming Events

Crossing The Pond: Exporting Your Organic Food & Drink to the US
March 20th, 2018
Soil Association Certification and the FDEA (Food & Drink Exporters Association) (more...)

GREATsoils field lab fourth meeting: Amendments for Soil Health in Top Fruit
March 21st, 2018
Join us for the next group meeting of the soil amendments field lab, this time (more...)

Make hedge management work for your business & the environment
March 27th, 2018
To book your free place, contact Torz Brown [email protected] 07786 705114 (more...)

Using green manures to optimise nitrogen availability
March 27th, 2018
Green manures are central to building and maintaining soil fertility in (more...)

Making a successful Market Garden
April 21st, 2018
This workshop will not only cover much of the fundamental principles of crop (more...)

Practical biofertiliser and fermenting
April 25th, 2018
A chance to learn how to regenerate farm and garden systems using home produced (more...)

Innovative Farmers Network Day 2018
May 9th, 2018
Hear the latest field lab news first-hand from the farmers and researchers (more...)

Salad Growing All Year
May 12th, 2018
This course is aimed at both experienced small scale salad growers and those who (more...)

_Improving soil management for a profitable and resilient business
May 16th, 2018
Precision technologies offer growers opportunities to improve soil and nutrient (more...)

Regenerative Agriculture and Chromatography with Jairo Restrepo
June 28th, 2018
Agriculture is changing. A new brand of modern agriculture using Agroecology as (more...)


Post date: Wed, 14/03/2018 - 22:21

The English Organic Forum has written to Environment Secretary of State Michael Gove highlighting that the UK is lagging behind its major European competitors in the development of organic food and farming.

Post date: Wed, 14/03/2018 - 22:00

Expert stakeholders have given a cautious welcome to the government’s ambition to achieve “sustainably managed soils” by 2030 but...

Post date: Sat, 17/02/2018 - 08:57

Government announces a range of measures including compulsory milk contracts and £10m collaboration fund to provide greater security for farmers.

Post date: Tue, 13/02/2018 - 23:31

A Save Ryton Gardens website has been set up and Five Acre CSA has submitted a tender.

Post date: Mon, 12/02/2018 - 23:24

The OGA launches a consultation on a future vision and issues a call for new blood for the committee.

Post date: Wed, 07/02/2018 - 10:34

The Soil Association’s 2018 Organic Market Report – launched today, 7 February – reveals the UK organic market is now worth more than ever at £2.2 billion, growing 6% in 2017.