Organic September 2021: A Guide To Organic Food

organic september logo organic your september with fruit and vegetables behind text.

Get involved this Soil Association Organic September by finding out why organic food products are better for you. Or, why not Organic Your September by choosing produce that have the Certified Organic stamp of approval?

What is Organic September?

Organic September is a great time of the year to bring an awareness to the benefits of choosing products from brands that are certified organic or that use organic ingredients. Organic September reminds us of the care farmers and brands take to:

  • Combat climate change.
  • Protect our planet, animals & wildlife.
  • Curate plants/ingredients that are kinder to our skin.

So, is it not up to us to support them and in turn treat our planet more kindly?

What it means to be organic

The produce will have been grown on an organic farm, meaning that it will:

  • Have had fewer pesticides used on them and only a limited number of even natural pesticides such as citronella. 
  • Not be GM.
  • Not use artificial colours or preservatives.
  • Have been grown using natural fertilisers such as compost and manure, instead of chemical and synthetic fertilisers, protecting wildlife and diversity and reducing greenhouse gases.

Organic farming is a way of farming that is kinder to people, planet and animals by being regulated by strict ethical standards so as to protect the environment and biodiversity of our planet. These rules that organic farms have to abide by, help to conserve our world's resources and they hold values like minimising the negative impact farming can have on the environment, at it's core.

What does it means to be certified organic?

Organic farms are governed by bodies that will only give organic certificates to the farms and produce that abides by the high ethical standards they set. The most used governing body in the UK is called the Soil Association Organic Standard, with them certifying up to 70% of all UK certified organic food.

Did you know? If all farms in Europe followed the organic farming principles laid out by the Soil Association then we could see agricultural carbon emissions drop by 40-50% by 2050.

 soil association organic logo 

When you see this organic certificate on food produce this means that not only has the item you have bought been rigorously checked for good ethical practice when it has been farmed, but so have all other elements of the business that sells it. This includes sales, manufacturing, production and storage, so that you as a consumer can be sure that you are buying a product that is good for you, other people and the environment. 

of&g organic logo.

OF & G certify more than half of UK organic land, they also provide support and licensing to some of the UK's top organic food businesses. By gaining certification from OF & G it means you have learnt what it means to be an organic farm and what you must do to follow the ethos of organic and how to continue being classed as an organic farm.

For food or drink to be labelled as organic at least 95% of it's ingredients must come from organically sourced plants.

Certified Organic food brands we stock

Ocelot, PlayIn Chocolate, Seed & Bean, Superfoodies, Raw Halo & Nutcessity.

We also stock hundreds of products that contain organic ingredients at varying percentages. Watch this space as we plan to increase our organic range over the coming months.

Why is organic food better for you?

You might be wondering why people buy organic food when it is always so much more expensive than other farmed produce. These are the reasons why organic food is better for you:

  • Your foods will contain less pesticides
  • Less additives and preservatives. If your food is organic it will not have hydrogenated fats, artificial food colourings and sweetners and will stop your fruit and vegetables from being washed in chlorine.
  • Organic farms are much more resilient than ordinary farms as their soil holds twice as much water making this beneficial in both cases of flooding and droughts.
  • The quality of the food you are eating is much better for you, with much more nutritional value. It was found that organically produced crops were found to have up to 68% more antioxidants than in non-organic foods.
  • No GM ingredients - although GM foods are limited in the UK most livestock are fed them and the produce is unlabelled in supermarkets.

The 12 foods that you must buy organic

Not only are there the benefits above of buying organic food but there are also 12 foods that are prone to absorbing pesticides the most and these have been named the Dirty Dozen. These are: 

  • Celery, sweet bell peppers, spinach  peaches, strawberries, apples, blueberries, nectarines, kale, collard greens, cherries, potaoes, imported grapes & lettuce

There are also foods that are less of a worry as they have a thick skin that we peel off and these are called the Clean Fifteen. These are:

  • Onions, avocados, sweetcorn, pineapples, mango, sweet peas, asparagus, kiwi fruit, cabbage, eggplant, cantaloupe, watermelon, grapefruit, sweet potatoes & sweet onions. 

However, don't forget that any citrus fruits that you grate or use the rind should be bought as organic.

The Kind Store team try and test all products that we stock, so you can be certain that what you are buying is high quality, works well and loved by us. We source all products using our ethos via our sustainable principles, so you can trust that what you are buying is kind to animals, people and planet. We stock items from UK independent makers and suppliers to ensure our products are eco-friendly. Discover hundreds of vegan, natural, sustainable and cruelty-free products.

feefo gold trusted service award winner.          living wage employer logo.

Other blog posts you might be interested in...


  • My name is Hailey Garcia and I am from New Jersey. My herpes virus turned to war after 2 years of living with it. I have tried different medical procedures to cure my herpes but to no avail. Most people think herpes is only a minor skin irritation of which herpes has long term effects on health and passes through the bloodstream and can be easily contracted through sexual intercourse. I knew I had herpes from the first day I started feeling itchy in my pubic area and the pain was very unbearable. I couldn’t stand it anymore. After 2 years of trying other means to get rid of it, I had to contact Doctor Odunga to help me with a permanent cure. I saw his email and whats-app number from a testimony I read online from a lady who was also helped by him in curing infertility problems, I had faith and contacted him. He assured me of his work and I ordered his herbal medicine. Within 5 days, I didn’t feel any pain anymore and within 2 weeks, my skin was all cleared and smooth. I am very grateful to you sir and I write this testimony as others have done to bring those having faith to you sir. If you have herpes or other similar disease and you want it cured, kindly contact Doctor Odunga, Whats-App ( OR Email


    🛑Kidney Failures
    🛑 Osteoporosis
    🛑 TB
    🛑Sexual Dysfunction
    🛑Period Pain
    🛑 Dementia
    🛑 Parkinson’s
    🛑 Libido
    🛑 Epilepsy
    🛑 Burns

    Hailey Garcia
  • Wir stellen vor: – Ihr Weg zum Fahrerfolg!

    Sind Sie bereit, sich auf die aufregende Reise zu begeben, ein selbstbewusster und erfahrener Fahrer zu werden? Suchen Sie nicht weiter als bei, Ihrem ultimativen Ziel für erstklassige Fahrausbildung! Wir sind hier, um Ihre Fahrträume in die Realität umzusetzen.

    Warum wählen?

    Fachkundige Ausbilder: Unser Team aus hochqualifizierten und erfahrenen Ausbildern ist bestrebt, Ihnen das Wissen und die Fähigkeiten zu vermitteln, die Sie benötigen, um sicher und souverän auf der Straße zu navigieren.

    Praktische Online-Ressourcen: Greifen Sie auf eine Fülle interaktiver Online-Ressourcen zu, darunter Video-Tutorials, Übungstests und Studienführer, die darauf zugeschnitten sind, Ihnen beim Bestehen Ihrer Fahrprüfungen zu helfen.

    Flexible Planung: Wir verstehen Ihren geschäftigen Lebensstil und bieten daher flexible Planungsoptionen an, die zu Ihrem Zeitplan passen und sicherstellen, dass Sie in Ihrem eigenen Tempo lernen können.

    Erschwingliche Preise: Eine hochwertige Fahrerausbildung sollte nicht Ihr Budget sprengen. bietet wettbewerbsfähige Preisoptionen, damit Sie den besten Wert für Ihre Investition erhalten.

    Nachgewiesener Erfolg: Schließen Sie sich Tausenden zufriedener Fahrschüler an, die bei uns ihre Fahrprüfungen erfolgreich bestanden haben. Unsere Erfolgsbilanz spricht für sich!

    Verpassen Sie nicht die Gelegenheit, Ihre Fahrreise mit anzukurbeln. Besuchen Sie noch heute unsere Website unter, um sich anzumelden und den ersten Schritt zu einem sicheren, selbstbewussten und verantwortungsbewussten Fahrer zu machen. Hier beginnt Ihr Weg zum Fahrerfolg!

  • Buy high-quality undetectable grade AA+ counterfeit money Online, real fake passports,id cards,drivers license

    WhatsApp: ‪+447436442801

    Genaral Support:

    With the COVID-19 pandemic which may trigger a global recession, we produce authentic currency bills of USD$,British Pounds£ and Euros€ with different serial numbers on each bill. We have instock the semi finish banknote substrates already engraved and designed front and back of the various currencies of each denomination. We need a partner to work with discretely to finish the production of our semi finish banknote substrates and make it legal tender on a percentage which we are going to discuss in a personal meeting in the event that you agree to work with us. We will schedule for a meeting to show you everything and discuss all details and produce samples so you can go test to confirm authenticity. All Notes will pass major test like ultra violet light, pencil test, many more fake money detection.

    Have a second chance in life with a new identity, protect your privacy, build a new credit history, take back your freedom. We offer real driver’s licenses, passports, visas, id card, resident permit, stamps, school diplomas, work permits, marriage certificates, death certificates, green card, credit cards, bank statements and other documents for a number of countries such as: USA , Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Italy, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, Japan, China! Our team produces high quality products, authentic database passports, databases or citizenship documents and other ID cards. We use high quality equipment and materials to create documents. 20 million of our documents are circulating around the world.

    WhatsApp: ‪+447436442801

    Genaral Support:


    -IDs Scan-yes…
    -UV: YES

    buy undetectable counterfeit money
    buy real and fake passport online
    buy undetectable counterfeit money,
    buy real and fake driver licenses

    where to buy fake dollar bills
    where to buy counterfeit bills
    where to buy fake bills
    buy counterfeit bank notes
    where to buy fake bank notes
    where can i buy fake dollar bills
    where to buy counterfeit bank notes
    Buy counterfeit euro bills
    Purchase euro fake bills online
    Where to buy fake British pounds
    fake banknotes for sale uk
    fake bank notes for sale
    counterfeit euro banknotes for sale
    counterfeit bank notes for sale
    Where to buy fake euro bills
    Where to british pounds
    Fake bank notes for sale Germany
    Counterfeit bank notes for sale China
    Buy currency bills Japan
    Where to buy euro bills online
    fake money for sale
    prop money for sale
    counterfeit money for sale
    money for sale
    money tree for sale
    undetectable fake money for sale
    real money for sale
    confederate money for sale
    legit counterfeit money for sale
    confederate currency for sale
    high quality counterfeit money for sale
    quality counterfeit money for sale
    high quality undetectable counterfeit banknotes for sale
    currency for sale
    banknotes for sale
    best counterfeit money for sale
    counterfeit money printer for sale
    fake money that look real for sale
    currency dealers near me
    undetectable counterfeit money for sale
    high quality undetectable counterfeit money for sale
    foreign currency for sale
    real counterfeit money for sale
    world banknotes for sale

  • Hello friends,
    My name is Claudia Mölleken and I am a Poland citizen. I want to return my property for health reasons. It is with a broken heart and tears in my eyes that I am writing this message. I would like to donate 800,000 euros to a person of good will who fears God. I’m sick and I have breast cancer and I have better life chances, that’s why I want to make this donation. For more information about my donation write to me: WhatsApp: (+48691506201) E-Mail: (

    Claudia Mölleken

    Do you need help recovering your bitcoin, US dollars, or other cryptocurrency that was lost or stolen? The best, most reliable, and secure Bitcoin recovery company on the internet is OPTIMISTIC HACKER GAIUS.
    My lost Bitcoin seemed unrecoverable, but thanks to OPTIMISTIC HACKER GAIUS’s perseverance and his dedicated team, it was eventually made feasible. My intense knowledge and unwavering pursuit of justice paid off, allowing me to fully recover everything that was lost. I will always be grateful for their help, and I wholeheartedly endorse ASSET HACKER’s recovery services to anyone who finds themselves in a similar situation. I promise you they won’t let you down.

    WhatsApp at +1..6..0..1..4..6..0..9..4..7..7.

    email… optimistichackergaius @


    John Lucas

Leave a comment