NOW is a good time to Go Organic

 

1. Markets are growing

2. Many organic commodities are achieving considerable premia

3. No Greening required

4. Scottish Government have new, improved funding for organic conversion. Find out more here

5. We have a new Scottish Organic Action Plan detailing industry and Scottish Government strategies for growth and business resilience.  You can find out more and read the full document here......organic ambitions (download)

 

SOPA can help prepare you for conversion and answer all your questions.

Find out if it is right for you by emailing here or call SOPA Member Services on 0131 335 6635.

You can also download our Guidance Notes for more information

The SOPA Standards for Organic Production

How to write a conversion plan

How to Decide on a Conversion Date

Still hungry for more information?

Try SOPA-INSIGHTthe organic advice service for advisers, agents and people who want access to more specialised information about organic farming in Scotland.

 

SOPA-Insight includes:

1. Regular INSIGHT emails with news and updates usually reserved for Members Only

2.  Methodical guidance on the intricacies of the Scottish Government AECS organic funding application process

 

The regular INSIGHT information you receive will vary weekly and include topics such as market intelligence, networks and contacts in the organic sector, the latest updates on funding and news on policy that affects organic businesses.

 

The Annual Subscription runs from January to December and costs £50+VAT for producers (farmers and growers)  

Email here to sign up

Becoming a Subscriber does not entail full membership of SOPA