Organic food is produced according to a set of principles and standards concerning the use chemicals, pesticides, genetically modified organisms, additives, animal welfare and other sustainability issues. By buying organic foods you can help support more sustainable farming practices.
There are different forms of organic food, some stricter than others. The main accreditation body in the UK is the Soil Association. They produce an annual directory of organic goods listing retailers, producers, wholesalers and manufacturers in the UK.
Join a seasonal veg box scheme
Weekly home delivery of a box containing freshly picked, organic and usually locally grown fruit and vegetables. Box scheme operators offer different size boxes. The contents of the boxes will vary from week to week depending on the season.
Contact local farmers to see who will deliver in your area.