This is a great article from the Soil Association with lots of great tips and tricks about HOW to organic your September ...
It's that time of year again when we'll be celebrating all things organic and shining a light on all the amazing farmers, producers & brands who work hard to produce food as it should be.
Taking part in Organic September is easy, and giving organic a try doesn’t have to break the bank. Organic food is available nationwide in over 8,000 supermarkets, independent shops, online, cafés and restaurants. Here are 10 super simple ways you can get involved and take part in Organic September this month.
1. Sign up & download our FREE Starter Kit
Don't miss out on our Organic September Starter Kit which is jam packed with unmissable offers and promotions on top organic brands, our top tips and a selection of delicious organic recipes brought to you by some of the UK’s best chefs. If that wasn't enough, by signing up to take part, you'll be automatically added to our prize draw to win some amazing prizes. Sign up here >
2. Look for the organic logo and make small changes to your weekly shopping.
Take advantage of the amazing offers on your favourite organic products and stock up on organic this September! You could start small with your everyday essentials like milk or tea, or go for a complete organic overhaul – it’s up to you how much you want to get involved.
3. Find your local indie retailer.
Support your local indie retailer this September. Find your nearest store here and make sure you pop in on September 16th for Organic September Saturday when stores will be hosting events, offers, demos and tastings across the UK.
4. Sign up for an organic box scheme.
Choosing an organic box scheme is a super simple and affordable way to get fresh, organic produce delivered to your door. Whether you love veg, fruit, dairy or meat, you can find a box that suits you and your family. Support your local organic farmer & find a box scheme near you here >
5. Cook organic.
Awaken the chef in you and take advantage of all the tasty organic produce on offer this season and experiment with some new recipes and your new box scheme. Find a selection of delicious recipes brought to you by some of the UK's best chefs right here >
6. Ask for organic when you’re out and about.
People power can really have an impact and retailers, restaurants and cafés listen to their customers. If we don’t ask, we don’t get, so let’s get organic on the agenda!
7. Look for organic when you eat out.
There are some amazing restaurants and cafes that serve organic food. If you see our Organic Served Here logo, you can be sure they are committed to sourcing organic ingredients.
8. Tell us why you #ChooseOrganic on social media
We've heard why our ambassadors, organic farmers, indie retailers and chefs choose organic but we want to know why you choose organic! Share your stories for a chance to win some incredible prizes all you need to do is tell us why you #ChooseOrganic.
9. Spread the word
Talk to your friends and family about the benefits of going organic and encourage them to take part too. Arm yourself with facts and info on organic - find out everything you need to know right here >
10. Become a member
As a membership charity and not for profit, we rely on the support of people like you. We’ve been campaigning for 70 years on healthy, humane and sustainable food and farming principles. We’re working to make sure every single person, including those that need it most like children and older people, have healthy and sustainable food to eat. Do you want to join us in striving for a better food and farming culture that works for everyone? Find out more about membership here >