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Organic certified products come from trusted sources and are certified and annual audited annually against a higher set of standards. Organic means no toxic and harmful chemicals and pesticides; NO GM; and higher animal welfare. Better for you and better for the soil and the planet.

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Celebrating 100 years of Biodynamic

In Summer 2024, the world celebrates a monumental milestone in sustainable agriculture: the centenary of biodynamics. Originating in 1924 from the visionary teachings of Dr. Rudolf Steiner, biodynamic farming has evolved from a pioneering movement into a globally recognised and influential approach that integrates ecological, ethical, and spiritual principles.

The Legacy of Rudolf Steiner

In 1924, alarmed by the deteriorating health of soils and crops due to industrial farming practices, Austrian philosopher and scientist Dr. Rudolf Steiner introduced a revolutionary agricultural philosophy. He emphasised the importance of considering farms as holistic ecosystems. His series of lectures, now known as the Agriculture Course, laid the foundation for biodynamic farming—a method that combines organic principles with an understanding of the ecological and cosmic rhythms influencing the natural world.

A Century of Growth and Innovation

From its modest beginnings, biodynamics has blossomed into a vibrant global community. Pioneering farmers have adapted Steiner’s principles to diverse climates and cultures, creating resilient farming systems that prioritise soil health, biodiversity, and ecological harmony. Today, biodynamic certification, symbolised by the Demeter label, is globally recognised as a mark of quality and integrity in sustainable agriculture.

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12 Benefits of Biodynamic

In summer 2024, the world celebrates a monumental milestone in sustainable agriculture: the centenary of biodynamics. Originating in 1924 from the visionary teachings of Dr. Rudolf Steiner, biodynamic farming has evolved from a pioneering movement into a globally recognised and influential approach that integrates ecological, ethical, and spiritual principles.

Discover Planet Score - the environmental label showing the impact of our food purchases

A new label started popping up on some of our favourite food items lately. It's called the Planet Score, and it's been a hit across Europe for its ability to show shoppers the environmental impact of their food choices. It just started appearing on UK products too! Why not take a closer look and discover what it's all about?

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WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE ORGANIC?

Organic means supporting wildlife

Organic farms are havens for wildlife and provide homes for bees, birds, and butterflies. On average, plant, insect and bird life is 50% more abundant on organic farms.

The highest standards of animal welfare

Animals raised organically enjoy the highest welfare standards available. Organic standards insist that animals are given plenty of space and fresh air, and that they are raised in conditions that suit their natural behaviour. Smaller flocks and herds, and more access to the outdoors means organic animals don't have to be routinely treated with antibiotics and wormers. Mutilations like beak-trimming to prevent the aggressive side effects of stress are also not needed or allowed.

Reduced exposure to pesticides

Choosing organic is an easy way to limit our exposure to pesticides, herbicides (weed killers) and many additives and preservatives. Organic farmers aim to create a natural balance between plants and animals to prevent pests, so that they don't need to rely on pesticides.

Enjoying food as it should be

Choosing organic means that you are supporting farming practices with a more traceable production process and you will always know what's in your food. Organic standards prohibit GM crops and ingredients, hydrogenated fats, and controversial artificial foods colours and preservatives.

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