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Win a hamper of organic tea

We're giving away a fantastic hamper of organic tea from Hampstead Tea, worth over £50. All you have to do is enter your details below. Competition closes on midnight on Sunday 15 January 2017.

The box contains: 11 x packets of 20 envelope green and black teas, 3 x packets of Chai teas, 6 x packets of Infusion range and 3 x packets of fruited black teas. 


This competition has now closed. More chances to win coming very soon! 
 

 

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Organic industry launches new campaign

 

As you may all know, our new campaign has launched this week and we’re going great guns! We have an updated Facebook page packed full of recipes, interesting facts and great giveaways so if you haven’t checked out then click on the link below.

Gill Meller takes the #OrganicUnboxed challenge


As part of our #OrganicUnboxed campaign, food writer and River Cottage chef Gill Meller has created a delicious raw vegan salad to coincide with the Veganuary campaign. Thank you to Abel & Cole and Biona Organic is provided the ingredients for this tasty recipe. 
 

Discover #OrganicUnboxed

 

MPs raise concern over tests on pesticides linked to bee deaths

MPs have raised concerns over whether two chemical companies unduly influenced an independent study into the effects of their pesticides on bees. Find out more here.

First Great British Bee Count reveals allotments make the best bee habitats

Allotments are the best habitat for bees according to the results of the first Great British Bee Count this summer, as more bees were seen on allotments than on any other habitat including parks, gardens and the countryside during the 12-week bee count from June to August. Find out more here. 

Monica Galetti's seasonal recipes on the Huffington Post!

Our ambassador and celebrity chef, Monica Galetti, has created a range of new seasonal recipes for the campaign, which include Braised Beef with Horseradish Dumplings. Check out some more seasonal organic delights, from Monica, which appeared on the Huffington Post last month.  

Warm British autumn weather extends strawberry season

British growers are enjoying a bumper crop of strawberries this year, as the warm autumn weather helped them harvest fruit late into the season. Find out more

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  • Latest research: organic is "naturally different"

    At the beginning of summer, Newcastle University released a peer-reviewed study, which was over five years in the making, that revealed that organic fruit, vegetables and cereals contains significantly higher concentrations of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides. You can find out more info and hear comment from the campaign here

    If your food could talk what would it say?

    Latest reasons to love organic:

    • becky, its worth paying for!
    • alexander, sustainability
    • jenny, lack of chemicals and health reasons!
    • Lauren Manning, Because it's better for you.
    • ellie ashcroft, knowing where your food has come from!
    • Cassy, Way forward for our planet
    • chris gardner, its pure and simple!
    • Jeremy Food, my wife insists on buying local and organic. also, we have an allotment.
    • robyn james, less chemicals in my food!
    • rebecca freeman, more natural