As thrifty shoppers look to make every pound go further, the benefits of going organic on a budget stretch far beyond great-tasting, additive-free food and drink.
Organic is first choice for consumers who want products which don't just taste, look or feel good, but which are environmentally-friendly, ethical, healthy and have the highest animal welfare standards in the UK too. To understand why organic offers genuine good value check out our ten good reasons to choose organic  and to make your shopping basket work harder check out our ten top ways to go organic on a budget. 
Pass it on: for those passionate about the issues they can raise awareness of the benefits by hosting an ‘Organic credit crunch dinner’ for friends. 
Soil Association Organic Fortnight kicks off with the Organic Food Awards  – a celebration of the very best in organic food and drink. If this whets your appetite, the winners will be exhibiting at the Soil Association Organic Festival 2009, Europe’s largest showcase of all things organic, on the 12 & 13 September, at Bristol Harbourside. 
– Get more for your money - go organic. Organic products tick all the boxes for savvy consumers, they don't just taste, look or feel good, they are environmentally-friendly, ethical, healthy and have the highest animal welfare standards in the UK too. 
– Soil Association Organic Fortnight is a celebration of all things organic and runs from 5-20 September.
– Soil Association Organic Festival is on 12 & 13 September in Bristol - Europe’s largest showcase of organic production.
– The Soil Association is a membership charity and relies on support from our members - join us and help in our fight for a healthier planet: http://www.soilassociation.org/joinus