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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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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Loose Tea Image

Have you thought about switching to loose tea? Tea purists often say that loose leaf wins hands-down over bagged any day but did you know that tea bags often contain plastic? If you fancy trying loose tea all you need instead of the bags a sieve, if you make pots of tea, to catch the…

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Our New Online Shop Is Open Get Local Delivery with 2.5 Miles or Click & Collect Quite a few of you have been sending in your orders by email for a couple of months now and this service seems to work pretty well and helps keep our queues down which hopefully reduces the length of…

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Shade Sunscreen

A Little Shade – Plastic Free Sun Screen Last year I ordered in a stock of Shade natural sunscreen. It sold so well and I really liked it too (my two kids had a tin in their school bags) so I decided to order it again this year. Shade was created to reflect a time…

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Sacks of Flour in chapel allerton, Leeds health food shop

Yes…we do sell flour! Here’s the thing…we’ve stocked flour since we opened but when we noticed that we were selling more and more over the last month we needed to increase our stock to keep up with demand but also to ensure that our regular customers had access to an item they bought weekly. Due…

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Image of Woman standing in Shop

Struggling to do small talk! We’ve been a bit rubbish lately with our website. We’ve certainly felt more than a little overwhelmed as I am sure many others are too. In the current crisis we very privileged to still be able to trade and pay our staff, suppliers and bills. As a food shop for…

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Image of tanks outside shop

If you have or currently shop with us you have probably refilled some of your household cleaning products! Refilling your washing-up liquid is a great way to get started. They are a great alternative to supermarket available brands and were happy to give you a squirt to sample too if you ask!   Who are…

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New Harrogate Shop Is Open For (more ethical) Business! The small but beautiful Harrogate shop opened in November 2019 at 53 Grove Road in Harrogate, HG1. The shop is attached to an antique centre and a café. There are a few antiques centres in Harrogate with a similar feel but none of them have a…

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