Organic September

It’s that time of year again when the Soil Association claims September as it’s own and asks us all to #chooseorganic. Clearly this is something we are passionate about at OHC HQ and here are just a few reasons why: Natural I like to know what is in my food and have confidence that I am limiting the chemicals I put in my body. Government tests in 2015 found that 43% of British food contained pesticide residues. I don’t know about [...]

Great Taste Gold Star Award winners

Here at the Organic Hamper Company, we are always looking to support local small organic producers. We also design our  hampers and gift bags around products that aren’t widely available. This month I was thrilled to learn that two products we use have been awarded Great Taste Gold Star Awards. The awards for the Rogan Josh Sauce and the Lime and Lemon Curd made the Real Organic Food Company the only organic manufacturer to win a Great Taste Gold [...]

Out and about with the team at Thame

We are kicking off the Autumn/Winter season at the Thame Food Festival and we are already getting exciting. Thame is one of the most vibrant food festivals in Oxfordshire and draws huge crowds and great local producers. It’s the 10th Thame Food Festival and this year it will be held in the Thame Show Ground to ensure that everyone can get in! This is the first time we’ve been to Thame and it will be the biggest food festival [...]

Organic Baby

There’s no doubt that bringing a newborn baby into your family is one of the most special times of your life. We all choose how we do this, there is no manual and every baby (and family) is different. I’m not going to comment on your choices. It is up to you whether you breast or bottle feed, whether you use disposable or washable nappies etc etc. There are huge numbers of people offering advice and comment on all [...]