Welcome to our blog

Here you will find our various musings about the world of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumerism, along with general information about our company, suppliers and products.

To help you navigate the blog, all posts have been divided into the following Blog Categories:

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    Tuesday, 17 September 2019  |  Joanna
    Supplier Focus: Black Yak

    Black Yak are specialists in Nepalese knitwear. They have been working with their artisans in Nepal for over 20 years.

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    Wednesday, 1 May 2019  |  Joanna
    New Recycled Aluminium ranges

    Introducing our brand new recycled aluminium ornaments in a range of colours.
    Choose from blues and greens in our nautical, marine themed dishes, or pinks and purples which feature elephants, cats and mini vases.

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    Monday, 5 November 2018  |  Joanna
    Kenyan soapstone

    Tom, who runs our supplier Tilnar Art, recently visited the Kenyan carvers who make the soapstone hearts and animals you can buy on our stalls.

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    Thursday, 30 August 2018  |  Joanna
    National Coconut Day

    Coconuts are incredible - find out how our coconut bowls are made

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    Tuesday, 12 September 2017  |  Joanna
    Focus on: recycled aluminium

    Our recycled aluminium homewares are environmentally friendly, ethically sourced and use traditional skills. But we know you love them because they are gorgeous. Find out more about how they are made.

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    Thursday, 1 June 2017  |  Joanna
    Product feature: Spun Bamboo

    Bamboo is a fantastic material. Find out how our bamboo salad and serving dishes are made here:

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    Wednesday, 7 September 2016  |  Joanna
    Fair trade Homewares

    Our new section for fair trade homewares features great products made from some of the most innovative materials available. Find out more. . .

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    Friday, 23 November 2012  |  Colin
    Black Yak winter woolies now in stock

    We now have a new range of winter hats, scarves, gloves and mittens in stock from Black Yak - all of which have been lovingly hand knitted in Nepal.

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    Tuesday, 10 July 2012  |  Colin
    Handmade Fair Trade

    If you are a fan of fair trade then you’ll probably already know all about the wonderful social and economic benefits of buying fair trade goods.

    What many people don’t realise, however, is that fair trade goods are usually handmade...

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    Friday, 18 May 2012  |  Colin
    New Kazuri Beads stock now in

    New in stock from Kazuri Beads are these wonderful fair trade bracelets and necklaces.

    Handmade in Kenya, the bracelets feature small spherical ceramic beads in Green and Blue that have been strung on elastic to enable the bracelet to comfortably fit different sized wrists. The necklaces are in two different styles - a "string of pearls" style, and the Tango style, which has graduating sized beads in Blue.

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