Tag Archive for 'organic food'

Organic tomatoes contain higher levels of antioxidants than tomatoes grown with inorganic fertiliser

July 3rd, 2012 by Universitat de Barcelona

Organic tomatoes contain higher levels of phenolic compounds than conventional tomatoes according to the study “Evaluation of a Method To Characterize the Phenolic Profile of Organic and Conventional Tomatoes,” which was published by the University of Barcelona in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Phenolic compounds are organic molecules found in many vegetables with proven […]

Guernsey Organics box vegetable scheme

May 6th, 2010 by Richard Lord

As of 1 January 2010 Guernsey Organic Growers became Guernsey Organics.  Fiona Pollock bought the business from Anne Sandwith, who built the business up over many years. Guernsey Organics will soon have a new website but in the meantime you can visit the Guernsey Organic Growers website to order organic vegetables by participating in the […]

Patrick Holden CBE, speaks with Kay Langlois of BBC Guernsey radio about food Security Part 4

March 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

From BBC Guernsey: How self-sufficient could Guernsey be? 2010 M02 230210 Patrick Holden BBC radio Part 4

Patrick Holden CBE, Director of the Soil Association speaks with Kay Langlois of BBC Radio Guernsey Part 3

March 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

From BBC Guernsey: How self-sufficient could Guernsey be? 2020 M02 230210 Patrick Holden BBC radio part 3 Kay Langlois asked “Could we really go back to being self-sufficient?” Patrick Holden: “Not entirely self-sufficient.  The UK mainland can only be about 60% self-sufficient and it may be less than that for Guernsey but that isn’t any […]

Patrick Holden CBE speaks with Kay Langlois about Guernsey Food Security Part 2

March 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

From BBC Guernsey: How self-sufficient could Guernsey be? 2010 M02 230210 Patrick Holden BBC radio part 2 Patrick Holden says “with the world’s growing population, the threat of climate change and resource depletion experts are now predicting that there could be a global food crisis within ten to 15 years, and in order to prepare […]

Patrick Holden CBE, Director of the Soil Association speaks to Kay Langlois of BBC Radio Guernsey Part 1

March 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

From BBC Guernsey: How self-sufficient could Guernsey be? 2010 M02 220210 Patrick Holden BBC interview Part 1

Can & Should Guernsey Feed Itself? A Presentation by Patrick Holden CBE

February 20th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Patrick Holden CBE, Director of the Soil Association, will speak on the issue of food security and whether Guernsey can or should be able to grow enough food to feed itself.  Mr. Holden’s presentation will begin at 7.30pm in the Harry Bound room, Les Cotils, St. Peter Port on 22 February 2010. Click Can & […]