June Vegan Vibes

Guest Article by Michelle D’Arcy Jewell Not Just Food Going vegan isn’t just about changing your diet. There are lots of other aspects you need to think about too. A lot of toiletries contain animal products and some are produced by companies that still test on animals. It might be a good time to consider […]

Weekly Mossy News

A quick round-up of this weeks key green news from around Shropshire. Wellington blossoming again with launch of gardening competition Wellington is set to prove that it is blossoming again after lockdown, with the second annual gardening competition being launched. Green fingered residents of the town are being encouraged to enter the contest, organised by […]

Oakengates refill store opens its doors

A new zero waste refill store is opening on Tuesday 8th June 2021 in Oakengates Telford. Based on the top floor of Oakengates Indoor Mall, Turtley Eco will be opening its doors for the first time after months of hard work by owner Zoe. Early this year, Zoe decided to take the plunge and start […]

May Vegan Vibes

Guest Article by Michelle D’Arcy Jewell Grow it Yourself Now that the weather is getting much warmer, many people like to spend more time in the garden. Although growing flowering plants makes your garden look beautiful, you should always consider finding some space to grow some vegetables too. It doesn’t even matter if you don’t […]

World Earth Day goes live 20th-22nd April

Starting back in 1970, World Earth day was a day to celebrate and encourage environmental protection. Occurring every year on the 22nd April it is an opportunity to focus on our planet and highlight the damage that humans do to Earth as well as the positive opportunities for change. Starting from the 20th April there […]

Go vegan for the environment

Vegan Vibes by Michelle D’Arcy Jewell There are lots of reasons why someone might choose to have a vegan lifestyle but it seems that there are an increasing number of people choosing to omit animal products from their life to help the environment. Research has shown that there are many environmental issues associated with animal […]

Climate Crisis Creates Water Shortage for Newport Allotments

Newport Town Council have turned off the supply to the town’s allotment in the face of the climate crisis in a bid to reduce water waste. The Town Council has agreed to provide water containers to Meadow View and Boughey Road sites as a temporary measure. Councillor Lyn Fowler stated that some “exciting” long-term, sustainable […]

The Little Green Pantry -Zero Waste Goods Delivered to Your Door

Keli has built relationships with a number of other like-minded businesses throughout the region and alongside the standard pastas, grains, nuts and seeds, she provides an outlet for sales of locally made eco-friendly products. These include beeswax food wraps made from Alison at Alison’s Bee Class and reusable wipes and personal products from Crafty Mrs […]

Cinnabar Sources Vegan Chocolate That Tastes Divine

Ludlow based ethical lifestyle shop Cinnabar Cinnabar claims to have found a delicious vegan chocolate bar that they are confident everyone will love. happifreefrom chocolate is made from 47% cocoa, no soy, ethically sourced, made with 100% vegan ingredients and is sustainably packaged. Jessie, founder of Cinnabar Cinnabar described it to us as truly delicious […]

Michelin Award for Wild Restaurant Shropshire

Whitchurch based Wild Shropshire Restaurant has been awarded a ‘Plate Award’ from the Michelin Guide for the first time. This award is a a symbol of very good food at moderate prices, a fantastic accolade for a micro seasonal restaurant that opened in April 2020 and has had only 3 months of opening due to […]