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17/02/2021

Intensive pesticide use is not ok!

Last year Infinity Foods Co-op Shop & Bakery launched our ‘Growing a green future’ campaign. When we asked, why does a ‘new normal’ need to mean worse? We could further democratise the way we all work and live, with more co-operatives and harness our full potential by putting our natural environment first, as well as…

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11/01/2021

Plans to allow the genetic modification (GM) of food in the UK

The UK government has announced they will consider the use of biotechnology in England for the first time, this is due to the departure from the EU, ministers have said crops and livestock “could” be made to be more productive, so reducing costs to farmers and effects on the environment. By current legal definition, gene…

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10/01/2021

Bee-killing chemicals to be allowed in UK farming again

Some of the most deadly chemicals used in farming are about to be used in the UK again. Neonicotinoids have been banned in the European Union since 2018 in part due to the devastating effect these chemicals have on the bee population. The UK’s departure from the EU “red tape” means already the government has…

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06/01/2021

Veganuary Getting Started

A record-breaking 500,000 people have signed up to the Veganuary challenge to eat only plant-based foods for a month. To put that into context, that number is double the number who pledged to go vegan for January in 2019. We have Brighton’s largest range of vegan products all in one place. But what exactly is…

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01/12/2020

Covid-19 Info

    The situation with COVID-19 has now meant much stricter social distancing rules, but we want to reassure you all that we already have methods in place to keep our staff and customers safe while following government advice and guidelines.  Our opening times have now returned to normal (Mon-Sat 9:30-18:00, Sun 11:00 – 17:00)*,…

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25/11/2020

As this year comes to a close there are many things to look forward to next year. But let’s focus on the present. We have decided to help you end this year on a high note of great food and wine with our longer December opening hours, starting from Saturday 5th December … wait did…

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09/10/2020

Brand New Bag

In February I was lucky enough to take a months holiday to visit The Philippines. Although it was a holiday I was also there to see the great work that is done by the Purple Community Fund (PCF), a charity I have been volunteering for over a decade. PCF works with people living in tenement…

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23/09/2020

Why We Do Not Support ‘Toxic Trade’

  We want to work with our community to see us grow a green future. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, organic food has seen a boom in sales, primarily because people have become more concerned with their health. But this change sends a positive message to all retailers that we all want to move away from…

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06/11/2019

Home For Christmas

When the nights get longer and the temperature drops we all want to get home, snuggle up and keep warm. But, not everyone has that luxury and our wildlife are struggling too. That is why this Christmas we are supporting Migration, Hibernation and Refugees. Every year we see birds migrating in and out of the…

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24/07/2019

We donated a shed

Supporting the community is at the heart of our values, which is why we are proud to have donated a shed to Brighton and Hove Organic Gardening Group (BHOGG). We hope this will help them with the great work they do in our shared community. BHOGG is a not-for-profit community organisation, supporting the organic cause…

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