Guy Watson started growing organic veg at Riverford back in 1986. We’ve stayed true to it ever since and reckon it’s the best show in town. Find out more about the benefits of organic, our Soil Association certification and why we farm the way we do.

Animal welfare

Organic guarantees the highest standards of animal welfare. All our meat and dairy has the Soil Association stamp of approval.
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Organic farming restricts artificial fertilisers and pesticides.


Nutritional benefits

Research published in the British Journal of Nutrition showed significant differences between organic and non-organic farming.  


Organic forbids GM crops and ingredients.

What about fish?

The only exception is fish. Wild fish can’t be certified organic, so we’ve developed our own system of sourcing sustainable, local wild fish.
Find out about it in our fish manifesto

We’re 100% organic and certified by the Soil Association, the UK’s largest organic certification body.


We fund hedges! Organic is better for birds, bees and wildlife. Discover how we encourage wildlife to thrive on our farms.

food you can trust

Food you can trust

Real farms, not fake farms. If we didn’t grow or make it ourselves, we know who did. Working over the long term with a small group of likeminded local farmers and producers means our food is completely traceable.
Read more about the farmers behind your food.



Food as nature intended, with minimal intervention. We think organic tastes miles better. We trial, taste and test - in fact we’re completely obsessive about growing only the tastiest varieties.

Everything we grow, make and sell is organic