Are you all set for your summer festival, but have you thought about what impact this has on the environment? Noise pollution, electricity, litter, nature, the list is endless. Festivals can only do so much with recycling, however here are some top tips to help you do your bit…. Continue reading How to have an ethical festival
We have a handy guide to caring for dry skin, courtesy of our friends at Green People. For people with dry skin, sometimes using an everyday moisturiser isn’t enough, no matter how rich the ingredients are – I have personal experience with this, and know that caring for dry skin can be pretty time-consuming, and upsetting when nothing seems to work. One of my favourite brands, Green People were actually formed by founder Charlotte Vøhtz when her young daughter Sandra was battling skin allergies and eczema. Continue reading Natural care for dry skin
The Cafedirect Producers Foundation (CPF) has been changing the lives of farmers all over the world for a few years now, and the secret to its success is a focus on sustainability. While the foundation is a helping hand to farmers, its true value lies in the ability to help share valuable information through its Centres of Excellence.
Read the inspirational story of Luke Metto, a Kenyan farmer with a vision for the future. Continue reading About the Cafedirect Producers Foundation
We’re big fans of Method, and stock a wide range of their excellent eco-friendly cleaning, laundry and home products. As well as being stylish enough to want to keep on display instead of hiding in a cupboard, their range reflects their ethos of creating positive social and environmental change. Continue reading Meet Method eco-friendly cleaning
Did you know there are over 80 types of whales and dolphins? Whale and Dolphin Conservation (known as WDC) is the leading global charity dedicated to their conservation and protection. WDC defends these amazing creatures against the many threats they face – via campaigns, lobbying, conservation projects, advising governments, field research and animal rescue. Their vision is a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free. Continue reading Supporting Whale & Dolphin Conservation
This fabulous recipe for Baked Peaches with Sweet Olive, Fig & Almond Relish comes from our friends at Olive Branch, a fantastic range of authentic Greek mezze, relishes and olives. You may associate olives with savoury dishes only, so this wonderful dessert is a real surprise and definitely worth making. It’s so easy! Continue reading Recipe – Baked Peaches with Sweet Olive & Fig
It’s easy to feel a little guilty when you’ve treated yourself to more mince pies than vegetables over the festive period, but it’s easy to get back to a balanced diet with healthy treats that you’ll enjoy. Here’s a few of our favourites. Continue reading Healthy treats (after Christmas excesses!)
Packed with energy-boosting essential nutrients, just a couple of teaspoons of our favourite Aduna Baobab superfruit powder in your breakfast smoothie, juice, yoghurt or porridge can help with that Christmas overindulgence. It’s a great source of antioxidants, vitamins & minerals too, great for your skin (New Year’s Eve party anyone?), immune system and general health. Continue reading Baobab – the natural hangover cure?
One of our chosen charities, the Disasters Emergency Committee is responding to April’s devastasting earthquakes in Nepal. One of their member agencies, Concern, has an amazing innovation they’re using to help people rebuild in Nepal. Continue reading Helping Nepal rebuild – with solar power