Soil Association

Soil Association


We are the UK's leading organic food and farming charity and certification body. Good food for all is a right, not a privilege.

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Food & Drink Businesses: The first in our FREE series of #organic  certification webinars begins next week, on 8th July 👍 For those interested in #organic  certification for their food and drink business - sign up here 👉

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Have you noticed? 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♂️ Since 1st June, GB children have missed out on 50 MILLION portions of fruit & veg because GBGovt. has suspended the scheme that supplies it to schools. This is madness - the scheme should be reinstated ASAP.

💚🚜 Farming and environmental groups agree that UK farming can, and must, play a full role in being part of the climate change solution. 💚💷 #ELMS  must support whole system transition rather than become a piece meal approach to delivering public goods

Calling all professional storytellers Do you want to help us inspire more farmers to join the movement towards #agroecology ? Or tell the story of the #organic  pioneers who are innovating ways to farm with nature? We're recruiting a senior comms officer👉

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Great to see Govt responding to our collective calls for protecting GB standards in future trade deals ✍️ However, stronger action would be a written commitment to protecting standards in the #AgBill  next week inc. commitments to environmental protection

As part of #FABulousFarmers , our farming team work with #organic  & non-organic farmers to help them transition towards the #agroecological  farming practices 🌱One of these practices is known as herbal leys, a diverse pasture of plants for livestock to graze with many benefits 👇

It’s #SolitaryBeeWeek ! Bumblebees may get all the press but solitary bees make up the majority of UK bee species 🐝. They live alone in warm, dry crevices, like this leaf cutter bee, sheltering in a bee hotel 🏡. Here's how you can help bees at home

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Did you know that a quarter of all known species on Earth call soil their home? 7 billion organisms can be found in just one tablespoon. Here are our top ten facts about soil 🐛

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It's #WorldSoilDay ! ?? #Soil  is at the heart and soul of our planet. Put simply, we can't live without it. Despite that fact, we don’t look after it. We can all do something to protect soils. Will you do something? Are you already helping? #soilidarity 

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"As a farmer it could mean my production is undermined by cheap imports from countries with lower standards than in the UK. For society it could mean we won't have the ability to buy food from local & sustainable supply chains" Liz Bowles#AgBill  reaction

“If GB is flooded with cheap US meat treated with all sorts of antibiotics & animals are kept in appalling conditions, I fear this will put huge pressure on GB farmers. There will be a downward spiral, not just with welfare, but environmentally, too”

It takes 1,000 years for 1cm of topsoil to form. This #WorldSoilDay  let's pledge to protect our soils. ?

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RT for a chance to WIN a @planetorganicuk  Foodie hamper - the perfect way to kick off your #OrganicChristmas !

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It's #OrganicSeptember ! For tips, offers and inspiration download our FREE guide here

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@JolyonMaugham  We were really disappointed with the vote yesterday. A brief summary of what this could mean for farmers and people from our Assoc. Director of Farming here

#EarthOverShootDay is the day that we have consumed more resources than our planet can renew in the entire year. Every year it get's earlier and earlier and this year it's 1st August. ?? #MoveTheDate 

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