Monty Don welcomes you to the Organic Food Festival
“I agreed to become President of the Soil Association because it is an organisation working to change the way we farm, grow, cook, eat and think about food. It is a charity dedicated to promoting the connection between healthy soil, healthy people, healthy animals and a healthy planet.
Over the past 50 years our knowledge, experience and skills on growing, preparing and eating good food has been deliberately abused in the name of commercial profits. The precariousness of our food systems is becoming increasingly unsustainable. I yearn instead for food that belongs to, and is part of, a thriving and balanced society.
The Organic Food Festival is a celebration of all that sustainable food and farming is and can be. I urge you to come along and enjoy the best of organic produce, health and beauty products and textiles – and talk to the people that grew, nurtured or produced them.”