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 […]

June in the Homegrown Garden

Well the weather is finally here. With the disappointing stops and starts of such a wet May behind us its now great being able to finally get stuck into our vegetable growing. Squashes and courgettes are already racing ahead and it’s wonderful to see how everything is thriving in the sunshine. Of course that does […]

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 […]

Crafty Mrs B – Saving the planet one pad at a time

Hi! My name is Amy, and I am the face behind Crafty MrsB. I am a designer and maker who works from home. I started my business back in 2015 after the birth of my first child, returning to the world of retail wasn’t going to be practical. Sewing is something I’d learnt from my […]

Competitions to celebrate young people coming together to protect the planet

Generation Zero Carbon Shropshire is a collective of young Shropshire-based people. Their hope is to encourage everyone in the County to help achieve the necessary conditions to reduce emissions to net zero by 2030.  The group was founded by a small team of young adults aged 18-26 and has been growing in membership even before […]

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 […]

Protect the Bees, Save the Planet & Say Buzz Off to Plastic

Hello, my name is Lucy Shier, I am the founder of Bee Biotic my small Shropshire based business which I run from my garden workshop fondly known as the “Bee Lab” near Cleobury Mortimer. My passion for bees and the environment led me to fulfil a long held dream by taking up beekeeping 5 years […]

From Scrub Land to Community Allotments

Also known as the Street Allotment Guy, Casper Macindoe used the time given to him through furlough to make a difference in his Shrewsbury community. From a simple idea and a conversation with an acquaintance, to now helping grow produce in over 200 square meters of ground throughout the town. Casper tells us a bit […]