By making a few simple changes you can learn to live organically, affordably. Here are some tips to help you to be kinder to the environment.

  • 5 reasons to love organic

    There are many reasons to love organic food and farming. We take a look at why organic is good for you and your family, good for the animals and good for the planet.

  • Going organic: Nature has the answer

    At its heart, organic farming is about looking after nature so that nature can look after us. Hayley Coristine explains how the bees, birds, butterflies and all the other creatures that live on organic farms are protected.

  • 5 ways to encourage wildlife into your organic garden

    Some of the most productive gardens I know are without structure, form or order. They are the ones with lots of different plants dotted, sometimes randomly, throughout. Perhaps with a smattering of weeds or a pile of logs.

  • 5 organic heroes to enjoy on Desert Island Discs

    World leaders, film stars, scientists and musicians have all made their mark on the long-running BBC show since it began in 1942. Here we feature 5 of our organic heroes who shared their passion for farming in harmony with nature while picking out their favourite tunes.

  • 6 films that will change the way you eat

    From sustainable farmers in Devon to commercial beekeepers in the US, sit back, put the popcorn on, and take a closer look at the food on your plate and its many impacts on your health and our planet.

  • Win a copy of Kate Arnell's new zero waste book

    Don't miss your chance to win a copy of Kate Arnell's new book, Six Weeks to Zero Waste.

    Closing date: 29 February 2020

  • Christmas dinner made easy

    Playing host to hordes of family and friends for Christmas this year? It can feel a little overwhelming but these simple tips will help you relieve some pressure while you prepare your festive dinner. And don’t forget to pour a small glass of organic wine for the chef!

  • Pesticide use in organic farming

    It’s a common myth that there are no pesticides allowed in organic farming. Some pesticides are allowed but these are mostly naturally occurring, and their use is very different from the approach used in non-organic farming.

  • Organic farming and the use of antibiotics

    The problem of antibiotic resistance is real and there’s no shying away from the fact that healthier farm animals is the answer. We meet some organic farmers who are leading the way…

  • 3 easy organic veggies to grow in September

    September is the best month for organic vegetable growers. Too often thought of as the end of the growing season, September is in fact a great time to get planting a few of your own crops for the kitchen.

  • Best organic places to stay in the UK

    Organic farms are home to the animals that produce our food; they’re where tiny seeds flourish into the fruit and veg on our plates. And now, many of them are opening their gates and offering you the opportunity to immerse yourself on an organic break away. Whether you’re considering a flight-free holiday or just want to escape to a quieter, more natural place, there are plenty of reasons to stay at an organic farm.

  • Organic days out: mini-adventures for the summer holidays

    School is out, the days are long and the hedgerows are buzzing: it’s no secret that summer has officially begun. If you’ve ever wanted to get up close and personal with the world of organic farming but don’t know where to start, now’s your chance. We’ve rounded up some of the best organic days out for families this summer - from the peaks of the Brecon Beacons to the lowlands of Castle Douglas and Cambridgeshire.

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