A recent academic study explores which countries are best located to withstand social and environmental shocks ahead. Tim Lang Professor Emeritus of Food Policy at City, University of London, and President of Garden Organic shares his thoughts on the UK being potentially self-sufficient.
Since 2019 Garden Organic has been in partnership with Trees for Cities and their charitable partner, Bulb, to create Edible Playgrounds Projects. The edible playgrounds are designed individually for each school to meet their specific needs and aims, whilst helping children make connections with the natural world.
We are sad to report the passing of life member, dedicated volunteer and devoted organic gardener, John Sargent, who died peacefully at home at the end of September, just a few days short of his 102nd birthday.
At this time of year, Chris likes to reflect on the successes and failures he has had on his organic plot - leading him to think big and ponder about his future gardening opportunities for the following year.
Chris is still busy on his bountiful allotment, harvesting lots of produce - including his favourite beetroot leaves, and fresh-cut organic flowers for his kitchen table. However, Chris is very aware that autumn is on its way.
This Organic September, we’re encouraging new growers to make the shift to organic and sustainable growing. And to help, we’ve put together 30 days of simple tips and information to guide them on their way.