5 Stars Awarded By #OrganicServedHere

We’re super excited to have been awarded 5 stars by the Soil Association #OrganicServedHere campaign, in recognition of our commitment to serve food made from organic ingredients. When you’re on one of our many rural skills workshops, you will be supporting top-quality, certified organic farmers, growers and suppliers. The ingredients they provide are produced to...
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Going Organic! What Organic Means 4 Months On

It’s hard to believe that its been almost 4 months since the inspector from the Soil Association visited us to make his initial inspection and help guide us to achieving certified organic status. So much has happened in that time that it seems so much longer. I had to check the date twice and rummage in my...
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Going Organic! – Soil and the Organic Leadership System (I made that up)

Our peas have broken through the soil, my garlic and shallots are sprouting strong and my potatoes (yes, the ones I planted upside down) are shooting! But something interesting happened while I was planting some more herbs up for our kitchen herb garden. I’d been chatting with my good friend and fellow soil-lover, Blaire Palmer,...
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Tales from the Farm – Spring is here!

After a fair number of cloudy days, quite a bit of rain and some really strong winds, it looks like Spring is finally here. And that’s why I haven’t blogged from a few days because the weather at this time of the year really does dictate activity; juggling a busy writing and speaking schedule with...
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Going Organic! An Inspector Called

Behaviourist and broadcaster, Jez Rose, blogs about the process of achieving Soil Association Organic Certification for his Cambridgeshire farm and home to The Good Life Project. Irritable, soil-obsessed and socially awkward, the Soil Association inspector was not. Thankfully. I found myself getting a little bit stressed the morning of the inspection; double checking that there wasn’t...
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Going Organic! An Inspector Calls

Behaviourist and broadcaster, Jez Rose, blogs about the process of achieving Soil Association Organic Certification for his Cambridgeshire farm and home to The Good Life Project. This blog marks the first of many where I’ll be charting our journey to (hopefully) organic status as certified by the Soil Association. Although it’s connected, it is separate to...
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