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Sourdough lungs! A few weeks into lockdown when flour was hard to come to by were concerned by all of the flour dust that we were breathing in. At that time, a long-standing customer of ours, Catherine, was making scrubs for the NHS. We asked her if she would make us a few face coverings…

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YRO Bottle

Healthier than Olive Oil Rapeseed oil contains much more omega 3 than olive oil…actually 11 times! It’s also a amazing source of omega 6 and 9 too! The oil contains half the saturated fat of olive oil and is a good source of vitamin E. Cooking and eating Because rapeseed oil has a high smoking…

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Stickey's Local Honey

Bees help farmers with crop pollination With the drive to increase the amount of food grown in the UK and reduce our imports, there has been noticeable changes to the agricultural crops grown and more farmers looking for beekeepers to help pollinate those new crops.  You may have noticed increased amounts of beans, clover and…

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Frozen & Chilled Vegan & Vegetarian Goods Now At The Refilling Station Stepping it up We’ve moved into a new phase at The Refilling Station in Leeds – we can now offer chilled and frozen foods to hopefully complete your shopping! Unfortunately, we can’t fit a fridge or freezer in the Harrogate shop as its…

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harrogate Shelves

Open when others could not We’ve been open throughout lockdown but lots of our close friends and neighbours had to close. We don’t take it for granted for one moment that we were able to stay open. I refer to my blog a while ago about ‘Flour’. If anyone would’ve have told me, back in…

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Say no to plastic

Dip your toes into reducing your plastic consumption If you want to take part in something positive this month, its Plastic-Free July! Join millions of other humans, becoming part of the plastic-pollution-solution. Plastic-free July has inspired millions of people to make small changes to their lifestyle and shopping habits and collectively these changes can make…

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Third Wave Coffee

From a local roastery to you! Did you know that in the Chapel Allerton shop we stock locally roasted ground coffee and coffee beans from a local supplier, Third Wave Roast? Third Wave Roast supply our coffee from the West Yorkshire Village of Baildon. They are a micro-roastery and work directly with coffee farms and…

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Rugged Nature

Looking for a gift for a loved one? Here are some ideas for you! Masculine Grooming There is a bit of a gap in my opinion of masculine grooming products that are both independently made and eco-friendly. Over the last year or so there has been a growing trend towards a good old-fashioned safety razor…

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liquid hand soap

Which Soap is Better…Solid or Liquid Soaps? When it comes to COVID-19, soap plays an essential role as it breaks down the fatty outer layer of the virus enabling the virus to become inactive. So soap is a real essential purchase right now but which is best, liquid or solid? Having read an article by…

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