Organic Trade Board
Organic Trade Board


Firm Announcements and Law Updates

Diary dates
16 October 2019: IFOAM Honest Food campaign Launch
20-22 October 2019: NatExpo international trade show for organic products, Paris.
23 October 2019: ORC Soil nutrient management, a workshop for farmers and growers and advisers on soil nutrient and fertility management at Abbey Home Farm, Cirencester.
23 October 2019: Soil Association Organic Trade Conference at Amnesty International UK, 25 New Inn Yard, London.
26-27 October 2019: Biodynamic Association Conference & AGM at Glasshouse College, Stourbridge.
13-14 November 2019: Nordic Organic Food Fair at MalmöMässen, Sweden.

OTB members - we are developing a long term events calendar that will be available in the Member Resources area soon, if you have any forthcoming dates to add, please contact Annie.

Oak Awards event, 25 October, Yeo Valley Canteen


This year the first ever Oak Award will be presented at a prestigious, black tie event at Yeo Valley Canteen on 25 October (6.30-11.00pm) with a drinks reception, three course meal and more. All proceeds from this event will raise funds for the Organic Research Centre.*

The award recognises outstanding contribution to the organic sector made by an individual. As such it shines a light on excellence and innovation in the UK organic sector.

Speakers include Geetie Singh-Watson who set up the Duke of Cambridge, the UK’s first certified organic pub (which recently celebrated it’s 20th anniversary).

There are five nominees for the Oak Award who have been shortlisted and will be announced soon.

Many tickets tickets have been sold and there are some still available, if you would like to book a place to come and celebrate these shining lights of the organic sector, click here. Tickets need to be booked by 15 October.

*The Organic Research Centre undertakes invaluable research into organic methods of farming.

Annie Seeley