• Top Tips for April

    • Ornamentals: Sow plenty of insect-attractant flower seeds
    • Vegetables: Dig in garden compost for greedy vegetables like potatoes
    • Fruit: cover fruit blossom when frost is forecast to prevent damage and loss of flowers

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News

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    Growing Health looking to recruit active champions

    Now recruiting!

    Are you?

    • involved in a food growing project
    • a health/charity professional or commissioner
    • part of a patient group
    • an academic

    Growing Health is looking to recruit active champions to support the project’s mission and for being an advocate for the health and wellbeing benefits of community food growing.

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  • UK Government is preparing the ground for GM crops

    Lawrence Woodward, Former director of the Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm, reports on the EU's GMO authorisation process.

    On the 13th of January the European Parliament (EP) voted in favour of a European Commission (EC) and European Council proposal to change the EU’s GMO authorisation process.

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  • New research reports possible link between Glysophate and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    There have been a number of articles in the national media reporting the findings of research carried out by the French based IARC, the cancer research arm of the World Health Organisation, suggesting a link between Glysophate (used in the world's best selling herbicide, Roundup) and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. You can read more in The Guardian article here.

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Featured Person

  • Our Patron

    HRH The Prince of Wales, our Patron for more than 25 years, is a passionate supporter of our charity’s aim to get more people growing organically.