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Springtime Cooking: 3 Healthy Organic Recipes

By |2021-05-26T11:49:40+00:00March 26, 2009|Organic Recipes|

Now that the sun is starting to peek through the clouds and thoughts turn to the summer ahead, it’s time to enjoy the best bit of organic living – cooking up a few tasty recipes for the family to enjoy! Here are three simple, healthy dishes that should leave everyone [...]

Eco-Luxe Fashion: Organic Drops Hippy Image and Hits Catwalks

By |2021-05-26T11:49:40+00:00March 26, 2009|Organic Clothing|

If back in the nineties you'd have dared suggest that in the future 'green' would mean 'glamorous', most fashionistas would have laughed you out of the room. However, style (just like attitudes) change, and it seems that the fashion world is gradually waking up to the idea that it pays [...]

Can You Afford to Buy Organic?

By |2021-05-26T11:49:40+00:00March 24, 2009|Organic Budgeting|

If the hippies and back-to-the-land campaigners who first pioneered the movement back in the sixties and seventies could see just how trendy organic food is considered today - it's likely they'd choke on their mung bean stew in surprise. Once seen as faintly cranky fare for health food obsessives, organic [...]

How the Organics Market is Surviving as Times Get Tough

By |2021-05-26T11:49:40+00:00March 24, 2009|Organic Budgeting|

When the economists of the future get together to discuss the trends that marked the global financial boom of the late nineties and early noughties, the chances are that organic food will loom large. The global love affair with organic food, textiles and beauty products really started in the years [...]

How to Make Your Workplace More Organic

By |2021-05-26T11:49:40+00:00March 24, 2009|Organic Workplace|

Organic experts and environmental campaigners have repeatedly proved that going organic means treating yourself to a happier, healthier lifestyle that's far kinder to the environment. So why stop when you’ve introduced your family and friends to the fruits of an organic life? By spreading the word beyond your home and [...]

Organic Seed Swapping: Online or at Organised Events

By |2021-05-26T11:49:40+00:00March 24, 2009|Organic Gardening|

Shoppers who are increasingly frustrated at the sometimes inflated prices of organic fruit and vegetables are increasingly choosing to rent out an allotment, or make space in the back garden, to ‘grow their own’. But once you’ve decided to get planting – where is the best place to get seeds [...]

Guide to Organic and Fair Trade Labelling

By |2021-05-26T11:49:40+00:00March 24, 2009|Organic Basics|

These days it's easy to get lost in the world of labelling when you're looking for fairly-traded, organic food. The sheer popularity of food that has proven environmental benefits means that organisations across Europe and the US now offer their own version of organic standards - each with its own [...]

On an Organic Vegetable Farm: Case Study

By |2021-05-26T11:49:40+00:00January 22, 2009|Organic Case Studies|

Marcus Wright visited an organic vegetable farm in East Cambridgeshire last November. "I have been trying to eat mainly organic produce for the last year or two"' said Marcus when asked why he had decided to visit a farm. " I get a weekly organic fruit and vegetable delivery from [...]

Finding & Utilising Organic Bread

By |2021-05-26T11:49:41+00:00June 11, 2008|Organic Food|

Eating organic bread, be it made from white or brown flour and wheat, made from purely organically produced ingredients, using a variety of available recipes, is a healthy and delicious experience. Baking the bread and following a recipe (or doing it from memory) is especially a truly satisfying experience. Many [...]

All About Organic Skin Care

By |2021-05-26T11:49:41+00:00May 1, 2008|Organic Products|

More and more people are selecting organic products than ever before. There are two reasons for this the first being that in general the public have more knowledge of the ingredients and additives that are found in 'normal' products and also because people are more concerned about the environmental effects [...]

Growing Calendar for Organic Vegetables

By |2021-05-26T11:49:41+00:00April 7, 2008|Organic Gardening|

Growing fruits and vegetables is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding activities there is. As well as providing the grower and their family and friends with year-round food and nutrition, gardening is great exercise for the body and the mind. Working outside throughout the year, becoming aware of the [...]

Organic Banking & Ethical Finance

By |2021-05-26T11:49:41+00:00February 4, 2008|Organic Products|

Organic banking is a relatively new term, and applies to both banks, building societies and other financial lending schemes such as Credit Unions, and a range of banking services offered by all these. It means that money is lent by the Institution and borrowed by the borrower and used organically; [...]

Organic Recipes & Ideas

By |2021-05-26T11:49:42+00:00December 6, 2007|Organic Food|

One of the first differences consumers notice when they start cooking with organic food is the freshness and real taste of the food. Organically grown vegetables can sometimes be smaller than conventionally grown vegetables, but they are certainly packed with pure goodness.They are grown without the aid of pesticides and [...]

Organic Women’s Beauty Products

By |2021-05-26T11:49:42+00:00December 5, 2007|Organic Products|

The once small world of organically produced beauty products is now one of the biggest growth markets for consumer products in the UK. In 2006 there were just 73 beauty products made out of natural ingredients on the UK market; just a year later approximately 200 natural beauty products have [...]

Organic Home Furnishings

By |2021-05-26T11:49:42+00:00November 29, 2007|Organic Products|

It is now possible to live a completely organic lifestyle from the food an individual or family eats, through to the clothes they wear and the furnishings with which they decorate their homes and living spaces. Using organically produced materials, like cotton and wool, soft furnishings like sheets, towels, cushion [...]

Organically Produced Clothing

By |2021-05-26T11:49:42+00:00November 16, 2007|Organic Clothing|

Clothing made from organic materials is very popular at the moment. They are highly regarded and are at the high end of the fashion market. Being made from organically produced materials, namely cotton or wool, gives clothing a certain cachet, or prestige, and this is clearly an area of the [...]

Choosing a Organic Holiday

By |2021-05-26T11:49:43+00:00November 9, 2007|Organic Events|

As with B & B’s the world of organics now includes organic places to stay, organic places to eat, and organic-based activities for all the family. Taking the term organic to broadly encompass products, places and activities that are ecologically minded, environmentally and ethically friendly, including fair trade products and [...]

Organic B&B’s & Guesthouses

By |2021-05-26T11:49:43+00:00November 9, 2007|Organic Events|

Due to the rise of the organic movement in the UK and worldwide Organics have spread into every area of life, replacing the ordinary world of products and services, and replacing it with organic goods and services, that help to make life that little bit more special, tastier, and healthier. [...]

Using Organic Compost

By |2021-05-26T11:49:43+00:00November 9, 2007|Organic Gardening|

Compost is actually nature’s demonstration of the organic process of decomposition and renewal. While it cannot be said that compost is itself always organic – because everything that goes into its composition would need to be checked and verified as such; the process of the breakdown of the raw ingredients [...]

Growing Your Own Fruit & Vegetables

By |2021-05-26T11:49:43+00:00October 31, 2007|Organic Food|

We can adopt an organic lifestyle by buying organic food and products but how about growing organic food as well? Growing fruit and vegetables, either at home in the garden or even in window boxes, or at a community neighbourhood allotment, has long been one of the favourite hobbies of [...]

Adopting an Organic Lifestyle

By |2021-05-26T11:49:43+00:00October 31, 2007|Organic Basics|

Organics meaning organic food and products and adopting an organic lifestyle, is just one part of the way that philosophers and activists have devised and recommended over several decades to heal the ills inherent within human society, and the negative effect humans have been having on the environment. No one [...]

The Organic Market in the UK

By |2021-05-26T11:49:43+00:00October 30, 2007|Organic Basics|

An Organic Success Story According to a recent report published by The Soil Association which is the UK’s leading advocate for organic agriculture, and the main Certifying Body for organic farming; the market within the UK for organic food and drink has now reached 2 billion pounds per year. This [...]

Why Go Organic? – The Benefits

By |2021-05-26T11:49:43+00:00October 30, 2007|Organic Basics|

The Organic Revolution There truly is an organic revolution happening at the moment in the UK. Consumers across the Country are insisting on buying organic food: meat fish, fruit and vegetables, and a range of other products ranging from sanitary towels to paint. People are changing their lifestyles to one [...]

Cost of Organics Vs Non-Organics

By |2021-05-26T11:49:44+00:00October 29, 2007|Organic Basics|

At this relatively early stage in the rise and development of the organic food and goods marketplace the cost of them is likely to be higher than that of foods and products produced non-organically. This is largely due to a ‘real’ pricing in the organic marketplace that includes all the [...]

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