September 2024

September celebrates a range of sustainable and healthy foodie days,
from Organic Month to Zero Waste Week and everything in between.

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  • 1-30th Organic September
    Organic September aims to raise awareness of the many benefits of organic food and farming, which include: Supporting biodiversity and wildlife and helping combat climate change.
  • 1-30th Sourdough September
    To encourage more people to see life is sweeter with sourdough, the whole of September is dedicated to encouraging people to bake genuine sourdough bread.
  • 1-30th National Tofu Month
    Tofu, as a bean paste meat replacement, is the perfect cooking ingredient for many vegans and vegetarians.
  • 2-6th Zero Waste Week
    Zero Waste Week is an award winning environmental campaign to reduce landfill waste and preserve resources.
  • 7th National Salami Day (US)
    National Salami Day honors the delicious and spicy cured Italian sausage that is a perfect wine and cheese accompaniment.
  • 9-15th National Rice Week
    From fried, to sticky to coconut or a biryani, National Rice Week offers the opportunity to explore the huge range of ways you can use rice in your cooking.
  • 16th National Guacamole Day (US)
    Traditionally, guacamole is served with tortilla chips but it’s also good with corn chips, carrot sticks and celery. Guac is delicious on sandwiches and hamburgers or in salads. Some people even blend it into smoothies! So, Go Green with guacamole on September 16!
  • 20th World Paella Day
    With eight million yearly searches on the internet, making it the fourth most important dish on the planet, the Valencian paella its the most versatile dish in Spanish gastronomy.
  • 21st National Chai Day
    Chai, also referred to as Masala chai, is a healthy sweet Indian tea beverage with a slight hint of spiciness, traditionally consisting of aromatic spices like cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon, and pepper.
  • 23rd National Bacon Butty Day
    North of the border in Scotland, it's called a bacon bridie, buttery or rowie. Butty is a British colloquialism for any kind of buttered sandwich, particularly if the filling is a hot one, such as bacon, or a chip butty.
  • 25th World School Milk Day
    World School Milk Day celebrates the success of school milk programmes, which spans over 100 years of providing nutrition to all children.
  • 26th World Dumpling Day
    ​Archaeological evidence suggests the Swiss baked dumplings from flour, cereal, and water more than 5,600 years ago, before the Chinese invented dumplings as we know them in 225 AD.
  • 27th World's Biggest Coffee Morning (Macmillan)
    Macmillan's Coffee Morning is Macmillan's biggest annual fundraiserMacmillan's Coffee Morning is Macmillan's biggest annual fundraiser