Soil Association (@SoilAssociation )

Soil Association

Bio We are the UKs leading organic food and farming charity and certification body. Good food for all is a right, not a privilege. (We tweet during office hours)
Location The UK and beyond
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Following 4,5K
Account created 06-11-2008 09:20:57
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Hootsuite Inc. : The humble earthworm should perhaps be considered as a farmers best friend

As part of the Woodchip for Fertile Soils project, were working with Organic Research Centre who are researching whether uncomposted woodchip increases earthworm population in the soil.


Hootsuite Inc. : ๐ŸŒฑ 95% of food comes from soil
๐ŸŒ Soil holds 3X more carbon than the atmosphere
๐Ÿ˜ฐ1/3 of agricultural soils are degraded

When the time is right, soil must be prioritised in farming policy to protect nature, boost farm resilience & fight #climatechangeโ€ฆ

Hootsuite Inc. : Great to spot Bryce from organic farm Mossgiel Farm on BBC The One Show last night, talking about how, as a farm that usually sells to restaurants and cafes, theyve had to adapt in these strange times ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿฅ›๐Ÿšœ

The feature starts at 4mins in ๐Ÿ‘‰

Twitter Web App : Jeanette Orrey, Co-founder of Food for Life, has some concerns about the new supermarket voucher scheme. Read her blog where she shares her views ๐Ÿ‘‰

Hootsuite Inc. : Organic Farming mag comes out 3 times a year. Its designed to keep farmers, growers & advisers in the know about the latest news, policy, opinions & market information from the #organic world. But its not just for them -anyone can subscribe. Why not you?

Twitter Web App : Farmer Joe ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฅ”๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿšœ๐Ÿšœ) 's Twitter Profile">Farmer Joe ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฅ”๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿšœ๐Ÿšœ RBOrganic Farm Organic UK Keep up all the hard work Farmer Joe ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฅ”๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿšœ๐Ÿšœ) 's Twitter Profile">Farmer Joe ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฅ”๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿšœ๐Ÿšœ ๐Ÿ™Œ

Twitter Web App : ๐Ÿ‘ Delaying #COP26 is the right call, appropriately prioritising H&S around #COVID19

๐Ÿ’šCOP26 should be a moment to come together to build a safer, healthier & more resilient global economy with nature at the heart of climate plans for farming & land useโ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : ๐Ÿ‘#GlobalResourceInitiative report & its target to end #deforestation in our food, farming & forestry supply chains

When the time is right after #COVID19, Govt. must join the dots between climate, nature & human health & accept the recommendations in full

Twitter Web App : Have you read SFC Digest 31st March? Compiling the wealth of info from SFC Network on local food responses to #coronavirus. #FoodSupply #FoodInsecurity #Funding > Want to receive direct to your inbox? Subscribe to SFC email list >

Twitter Web App : In spite of heavy rain over 1500 farmers across ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง showed up for the Big Farmland Bird Count ๐Ÿฆ‰ spotting more than 120 species ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

Birdwatching is a great way to get to know your surroundings โ€“ on farms or from your window! #BFBC

Hootsuite Inc. : Nothing quite beats a warm bowl of #porridge to wrap your hands around in the morning - these creamy, #coconut oats from Rebel are simmered in spices and topped off with crispy caramelised banana ๐Ÿ‘€ >

Hootsuite Inc. : Weโ€™re doing lots of behind the scenes work to connect fruit & veg growers to the increased digital demand during #COVID19
As part of this weโ€™re helping the #Fruit & #Veg Alliance to compile a list of delivery businesses looking for new suppliers. Get in touch if that's you!๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฅฆ

Twitter Web App : ๐Ÿ‘National Farmers Union & Defra UK for starting to develop a scheme to recruit people for UK farm work

Small farms must also receive support at this time. Many community-minded people want to help. We must find a safe way for them to do so

Fresh ๐Ÿ&๐Ÿฅ• is vitalโ€ฆ