A list of associated links in no particular order.
The Soil Association is the UK's leading campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming.
IFOAM is the worldwide umbrella organization for the organic movement, uniting more than 750 member organizations in 108 countries.
The Henry Doubleday Research Association (HDRA) began in 1954 as a result of the inspiration and initiative of one man, Lawrence Hills.
Useful organic info for Irish conditions
Seeds are critical to our success as growers and farmers. Seeds are compact packages of genetic information and stored food reserves, just waiting for the conditions found in warm, moist soil in order to germinate
Organic section of the Department of Agriculture and Food.
Teagasc – the Agriculture and Food Development Authority – is the national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to the agriculture and food industry and rural communities.
The role of Bord Bia (Irish Food Board) is to act as a link between Irish Food and Drink suppliers and existing and potential customers.
The Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme.
The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau – FiBL) is the world’s leading information and documentation centre for organic agriculture.
The U.K.s Organic section of the Department of Environment,Food & Rural Affairs.
Ollie Moore, Journalist with Irish Examiner.
The National Organic Training Skillnet training programme is available to farmers, growers, processors, food businesses, and consultants working in the organic food sector. New entrants and commercial producers interested in developing their enterprise into an organic business are also eligible.
Greenme.ie is the first of it’s kind to promote a comprehensive directory of Irish products direct from the producer/supplier to the consumer.
Providing news, articles, podcasts, videos and reviews of products and services for all Green issues.
The business of The Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm is to develop and support sustainable land-use, agriculture and food systems, primarily within local economies, which build on organic principles to ensure the health and well-being of soil, plant, animal, man and his environment.
The objective of the SAFO Network is to improve food safety and animal health in organic livestock production systems through active communication of research results and conclusions.
The aim of the compendium is to serve as a resource material and training tool for farmers, advisors, inspectors, veterinarians, organic sector bodies and policy makers on issues related to general and specific animal health and welfare aspects of organic livestock production.
Organic Centre Wales (OCW) was established in 2000 as a focal point for the dissemination of information on organic food and farming to producers and other interested parties in Wales.
Providers of Technology and Services to the Greenhouse Horticultural Industry in Ireland and Europe. Free online quotes.
Derived from CAB Abstracts, the original applied life sciences database, the Organic Research Database contains over 160,000 research summaries with over 9000 records added annually.
WWOOF Ireland represents all of Ireland. For the last ten years, the Republic of Ireland has been represented by WWOOF Independents and Northern Ireland by WWOOF UK. From 2009, WWOOF Ireland represents hosts and volunteers in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland making it the first trans-national WWOOF organisation in the world.
Sonairte is an interactive visitor centre promoting ecological awareness and sustainable living.
Sonairte was established in late 1986 by members of the local community and concerned environmentalists to promote environmental awareness and education. The founders, several of whom remain on the present Board of Directors, drew inspiration from organisations such as the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales, the HDRA (now Garden Organic) in the UK and the Permaculture Research Institute in Australia. Sonairte has been certified as an organic food producer since 1986 and has been teaching organic horticulture and providing courses in various aspects of environmental education ever since.
Our working organic garden, nature trail and cafe are open to visitors from Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm each day.
The attention of the Organic Trust Ltd has been drawn to a new software package said to have been developed to meet the specific needs of organic producers. The performance and/or efficacy of this novel product has not been assessed by the Organic Trust, however, we wish to bring it to the attention of our members to allow them to judge its suitability for themselves.
The Organic Centre promotes organic horticulture, gardening and sustainable living through training, demonstration and community projects.
Visit their organic gardens to learn and enjoy. With several decades of experience and a team of expert growers, The Organic Centre, is a great resource and has something for everyone. Hobby gardeners, school gardeners and commercial organic producers will all find the training, support, tools and resources - including organically certified seeds - to help them grow successfully. The Organic Centre is certified by Organic Trust Ltd.
According to some expert gardeners, Grow Your Own Fruit is a must.
Visit our website or contact us for our current brochure of training courses and organic seed supplies.
Contact the Organic Centre to find out how to create an orchard in your own garden.