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Go Organic, designed with nature in mind

Because organic works with nature, not against it, by protecting our soil, our wildlife and our world. With one small swap to organic, you can take a tangible action to support a more sustainable future for the world in which we live in – by supporting wildlife and high animal welfare; helping combat climate change; and enjoying food as it should be.

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Final Call For Endangered Native Wildlife

ARC 2031 research reveals extinction catastrophe waiting to happen on our shores. A shocking 40% of our 1 million insect species are teetering on the brink, and human activities are to blame. From bats to hedgehogs, butterflies to bumblebees, iconic species of British wildlife could face extinction within a decade if action is not taken to halt their decline.

ARC 2031 list

  • Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix)
  • Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra)
  • Grey Long-eared Bat (Plecotus austriacus)
  • Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)
  • Essex Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
  • and 5 more.... find them here

Discover more about the ARC 2031 List and the ARC 2031 Exhibition Studio happening in London 23rd-25th September

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In the news

  • WIN one of the 10 boxes filled with organic products - New Year Organic Swap Resolution

    New Year, New Resolution: Organic Swap for the Planet! We are encouraging you to swap 3 products in your regular shop to organic. By simply swapping a few products and supporting the businesses, farmers and producers who are working with nature, it will make a huge difference!

  • WIN A COPY OF 'MY VEGAN YEAR' BY NIKI WEBSTER

    Create your very own vegan year with the help of best-selling author Niki Webster, of Rebel Recipes. Niki continues to fill a gap in the market for the younger audience by creating a complete ‘365-day’ guide into bringing celebrations to life, with everything anyone would need to know in order to effortlessly glide through the seasons and create their own vegan year.

  • CLEARSPRING LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE UNPASTURISED MISO MADE FROM ORGANIC CHICKPEAS

    Leading authentic Japanese and Organic Fine Foods brand Clearspring has added an innovative new product, with a unique twist, to its authentic Japanese miso range: Organic Unpasteurised Japanese Chickpea Miso. Made from whole organic chickpeas, mixed with rice and koji culture (rice inoculated with Aspergillus oryzae mould spores), the resultant non-soya recipe miso is truly innovative and one of the only such misos available in the UK and Europe.

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How to ‘grow your own’ 2022 Festive Feast from scratch

With the festive period now fading from memory and everyone looking forwards to the new year, our friends, organic gardening experts at Garden Organic, have created this growing schedule so you can make your next Christmas dinner a sustainable DIY one!

PAN UK's Pesticide Supermarket Rankings Unveiled

Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) has surveyed and ranked the ten supermarkets with the largest share of grocery sales against eight criteria related to pesticides, including what support they provide to their suppliers to use non-chemical alternatives. Here are their results...

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WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE ORGANIC?

Organic means supporting wildlife

Organic farms are havens for wildlife and provide homes for bees, birds, and butterflies. On average, plant, insect and bird life is 50% more abundant on organic farms.

The highest standards of animal welfare

Animals raised organically enjoy the highest welfare standards available. Organic standards insist that animals are given plenty of space and fresh air, and that they are raised in conditions that suit their natural behaviour. Smaller flocks and herds, and more access to the outdoors means organic animals don't have to be routinely treated with antibiotics and wormers. Mutilations like beak-trimming to prevent the aggressive side effects of stress are also not needed or allowed.

Reduced exposure to pesticides

Choosing organic is an easy way to limit our exposure to pesticides, herbicides (weed killers) and many additives and preservatives. Organic farmers aim to create a natural balance between plants and animals to prevent pests, so that they don't need to rely on pesticides.

Enjoying food as it should be

Choosing organic means that you are supporting farming practices with a more traceable production process and you will always know what's in your food. Organic standards prohibit GM crops and ingredients, hydrogenated fats, and controversial artificial foods colours and preservatives.

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