A juicy national organic award final for Brocton Leys
Simply Great Britain members Brocton Leys (the home of Learn Organic Gardening) have found themselves in the final of this years BOOM awards – the Soil Association’s Best of Organic Market 2019. Run by Soil Association Certification, the UK’s largest organic certification body, the BOOM awards are a chance to celebrate the very best of organic food and drink.
Brocton Leys is a stunning hidden garden in south Staffordshire that has held Soil Association certification for many years. Their gardens produce a huge range of delicious fruits & vegetables as well as beautiful landscaped areas and host community & wellbeing groups and organic gardening courses.
They have now reached the final of the BOOM awards with their delicious organic apple juice and are heading off to London later this month for the awards ceremony. Joining Soil Association Certification to celebrate the brightest organic businesses in the UK as 2019’s “BOOMbassador” is chef Thomasina Miers. The Masterchef winner and co-founder of Wahaca, the UK’s first carbon-neutral restaurant chain, will take part in judging and open the prestigious award ceremony on 26 June 2019.
Miers said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Soil Association Certification to celebrate the best that the organic market has to offer and I’m looking forward to seeing the people and businesses that are creating change within the food industry.
“Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do at Wahaca, and the organic movement’s commitment to creating a food system that produces high quality and sustainable food and drink fits neatly with our ambitions for the future of food.”
Isla McCulloch, Business Development Manager for Soil Association Certification in Scotland, said: “The organic market is booming, with more people than ever looking for, talking about and choosing organic. Small steps can make a big difference in promoting a better world, and by choosing organic shoppers are playing their part in supporting a more sustainable food system, working with nature to protect the soil, encourage wildlife, avoid antibiotics and reduce pesticide use.”
We want to wish them all the luck and a big congratulations from us for their achievement. If you’d like to buy their organic juice – step this way.