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The net zero counter narrative
Read our coverage of the new trend for net zero and see beyond the headlines.Read more
Grow Your Own
Our monthly gardening advice column offers timely advice for your organic patch, whether you're an expert grower or just starting out.Explore
Boom in organic unmatched by farming
Sales of organic boomed during 2020 as the pandemic boosted interest in food quality but growth will be met by imports as UK farmers hold back.Read more
The twin crises of climate change and biodiversity losses will be the defining stories of our future, but it is not too late to change direction.
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- News from the farm
- Climate change
Don't let our progress be a fig leaf
Rather than showing that it is possible for businesses to find the solutions to get us out of the mess we are all in, Riverford may be the exception that proves the rule.
By Guy Singh-Watson - 14th September 2021
- Climate change
What next for organic?
Organic has been the paragon of sustainable food, but with new kids on the block like regenerative and agroecological competing for the title, is it still the frontrunner in green standards? Jack Thompson investigates.
By Jack Thompson - 1st September 2021
- Environment & ethics
- Ethical business
John Lewis launches chemical-free wool mattress range
Using wool from Waitrose sheep farmers, the new range hopes to bring new value to British wool in mattresses as a non toxic fire retardant and under ‘return and recycle’ offer.
By Nina Pullman - 29th August 2021