ARCHIVE: Related organic websites
In this section we have brought together websites that provide further information on organic food and farming.
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- UK Certification Control Bodies:
- Elm Farm Research
Independent advice and information on organic farming
- Henry Doubleday Research Association
Dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food
- The Soil Association
A charity which provides general information on organic food and organic farming
The International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements
- Organic Centre
Provides support to the whole of the organic community in Wales
- Northwest Organic Centre
The website contains a comprehensive directory of organic farmers and food processors in the Northwest region, as well as a noticeboard where goods and stock can be advertised for sale or as wanted.
- Research Institute
of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Swiss institute looking at the nutritional quality of organic food
- Food Standards Agency
The agencies view of organic food can be found by searching for 'organic' on their site
The Organic Marketing Initiatives and Rural Development programme for the EU
The Institute of Food Science and Technology's position paper on organic food
Agricultural College (SAC)
Information on the SAC's organic activities
- Northern Ireland Organic Website
- Organic Eprints
Organic Eprints is an international open access archive for papers related to research in organic agriculture.
- The Organic Material Research Institute
OMRI is an American not-for-profit organisation which advises on materials and ingredients used in organic production
- Organic Research
An international database covering research into organic farming, available on a subscription basis
- Organic TS
Weekly update on organic news from the UK and around the world
- The Organic Standard
An international bulletin covering development in the world of organic standards and certification issues
- University of Newcastle
Nafferton Ecological Farming Group
The official EU site includes two useful reports as pdf downloads:
Organic farming - facts and figures (100 KB). and Organic farming - guide to community rules (330 KB). Also see the European Action Plan for Organic Food and Farming.
- Red Meat Industry
The Food Chain Centre and the Red Meat Industry Forum work on value chain analysis and the marketing of red meat.
- Demonstration Farms Pilot
Successful commercial farmers, including organic farmers, are making available all their expertise.
- Institute of Organic Training and Advice (IOTA)
The Institute of Organic Training and Advice provides a list of accredited advisers and trainers specialising in organic farming and provides its members with information, training and accreditation.
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Page last modified: 30 September 2009
Page published: 26 November 2003