If pesticides are designed to kill all bugs, imagine what do to humans. Organic choices are kinder to you and the earth - small changes make a big difference.

  • Simple Swaps for Going Organic

    Whether you’re new to organic or are looking for inspiration, a small swap can make a big difference!

  • 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.

  • Why is organic important and what does it mean?

    What does organic actually mean and what’s the difference between organic and non-organic fruit, vegetables and animal products?

  • 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 reasons to order an organic veg box

    Nothing like a surprise in the post is there? Who doesn’t love a parcel arriving on the doorstep? Even when it’s expected and we have an inkling of what’s inside, there’s a frisson of excitement in unwrapping something unknown to discover the joys within.

  • The beginner’s guide to organic growing

    You don’t need to be an expert farmer, or even a green-fingered gardener to grow some delicious organic produce at home. You don’t even need a garden! Expert organic kitchen gardener, Will Livingstone, shows us how to get started.

  • Chetna Makan: organic is always my first choice

    We spoke to cook and writer Chetna Makan about choosing organic at home, cooking with her two young daughters and preparing for Christmas.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Organic and GM free - naturally better

    In the world of food and farming, the debate between organic and genetically modified is sometimes portrayed as a lifestyle choice versus rational science. Nothing could be more wrong, writes Pat Thomas.

  • Give bees a chance – three ways to help nature-friendly farming

    We’re living in unprecedented times. Everyone has now heard about the climate and nature crises, with David Attenborough bringing climate change into our living rooms and environmental protesters taking to the streets.

  • Organic gardening: keeping pests at bay

    Having a thriving organic garden is as much about the wildlife as it is about the plants. Don’t let pests get you down, just remember that all creatures have a place in organic gardening, so while they might sometimes be a nuisance, all organisms play a vital part in the overall health of the environment.

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