Here is a pick of some of the exciting suppliers we work with.
We have tried to keep things as local as possible where we can, and we only pick products we would use ourselves!
Based locally in Muston, Peacock Farm filter and bottle their rapeseed oil on their family run farm. Rapeseed oil is a highly versatile oil with half the saturated fat of olive oil and high in omega 3, 6,9 and vitamin E.
At the farm, they believe in sustainability and eco living. They do everything they can to be environmentally friendly and reduce road miles!
If you’re looking for a healthier way to cook, or something to give you food that aromatic twist then the Peacock Farm rape seed oil could be just what you need. We are also stocking their garlic infused rapeseed oil, honey and homemade candles.
Maud Foster Mill
Using English grain as local as they can find it, Maud Foster Mill flour is produced by windpower in Boston. Milling is done on traditional horizontal millstones, in an English tower mill that was built in 1819 for the brothers Thomas and Isaac Reckitt by the Hull millwrights Norman and Smithson.
The Natural Health Market
A family run organic health food supplier, based in Bottesford.
Their goal is to find innovative ways of staying healthy while not compromising - they are organic licensed by the Soil Association and strive to send only the finest products.
We drop our jars of for direct filling, reducing packaging and road miles.
Barlows of Belvoir
Local Harby producers Barlows of Belvoir produce all their preserves with natural ingredients, and are committed to the core values of supporting the local rural economy, using local labour and produce whenever they can.
To add to the flavour, they have named our preserves after nearby villages and hamlets and in their product descriptions you can find out more about the history of our beautiful vale and its surrounds, hopefully enticing you to come and visit.
Two Chimps Coffee
Based in Oakham, Two Chimps are an ethical coffee roaster and source the best specialty beans to roast by hand. They roast in small batches multiple times each week which means we will stock the very freshest coffee in store - “Fresh is Best!”
If that’s not enough, they are a climate positive coffee roastery! This means they offset all their carbon emissions and in January they planted 638 trees and supported 2 carbon reducing projects.
Taylor + Co
Taylor + Co is based in The Vale of Belvoir, rural Leicestershire.
Starting off as a a desire to make scented products for the home, using only natural ingredients, very quickly turned into something more: A passion for blending essential oils to create products with incredible scent and therapeutic benefits.
They sustainably sourced, vegan friendly, and paraben and SLS free and where possible packaging can be recycled or repurposed.
Started by 2 friends in 2011, Tealicious is a small, family run, independent Tea Company passionate about quality loose leaf team.
The most important thing to know about tea is that it is a natural product. It is a tea leaf plucked, withered, shaped, fermented (or maybe not) and dried out. But it is how this is done that makes every tea unique.
Bird & Blend
From the very first day Bird & Blend was born, they wanted to ensure that their products were as eco-friendly as possible and have consistently been improving this.
Based in Nottingham, the first two things they scribbled onto their business plan back in 2012 were ‘No Waste, & Environmental responsibility!’
This small project is run by UK based Tom & Juli, who work with farms just south of Kyparissia on the west coast of the Peloponnese, Greece.
The fact that they are so hands-on also enables them to have sustainability at the core of the project.
The olives used for our oil come exclusively from small family farms, and are hand-harvested using traditional methods, without unnecessary strain on the tree or the disruption of wildlife.
Harry’s Hot Chocolate
Harry's Drinks Company is the brainchild of Harry Blake from Nantwich in Cheshire.
When making our products, they do their best to find the finest ingredients they can from the nearest sources.
This makes a huge difference to the end product. They don't put anything artificial in their products either: they know they've got a bit of sugar in them but they try their hardest to keep it to a minimum, after all it's supposed to be a treat!
Bumble Bee the natural way
This small family run business based in a lovely village just outside Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire.
The natural ingredients are sourced from eco-friendly suppliers and no products or ingredients are tested on animals. Soap packaging is all recyclable and the lip balms are refillable.
You can even stay with them at their small holding! Check out the Bumble Bee Lodge; A Quirky Romantic Escape. www.bumblebeequirkylodge.com
London-based and originally from Leicester, husband and wife team Cacao deodorant have produced the first natural deodorant bar in a jar 'Cacao Pow Deo Bar’.
Made with organic cacao butter - certified organic by the Organic Food Federation - this bicarbonate of soda formula packs a punch to deliver powerful pit protection.
The Cacao Pow Bar is one of the few natural deodorants on the market that is a coconut oil free formula as well as being palm oil free, aluminium free and fragrance free.
UK produced gluten, sugar and plastic free granola. At Rollagranola, they are committed to making a difference and bringing positivity to everything they do - whether that’s making extraordinary granola with ingredients of the highest order, or using fully compostable bags to store their granola.
Faith in Nature
Faith in Nature 400ml bottles have been recycled and recyclable since 1999. They believe if we’re going to use plastics (and unfortunately we do still need to), then we should ensure that as much of that plastic as possible is already in existence.
All of their products are made in our UK home, just outside of Manchester. They provide large containers of a range of high quality liquid shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and more!
Who Gives a Crap
Forest friendly products from Who Gives a Crap are made from either 100% recycled office paper or bamboo, keeping trees in the forests, where they belong.
Most toilet paper is made from virgin tree fibres, which causes deforestation, damages habitats and consumes loads of energy and water.
Who Gives a Crap make products which are produced from 100% recycled office paper and sustainable bamboo, are 100% plastic-free and carbon-neutral from factory to your door.
ReSpiin is a homeware brand that creates stylish recycled and renewable textiles.
It has been exciting to see the developments in sustainable textiles over the last few years, and they felt it was time to bring together some of the most innovative materials under one brand. Each material they use has a story to tell - whether that is about the way it grows or the journey it has been on.
ReSpiin is also about working directly with pioneering producers who add the most value possible to the materials they have to work with.
Fill products are designed to work great, look cool and reduce plastic packaging waste.
They make everything ourselves, at their own family run factory in Northamptonshire with real chemists.
Combining biodegradable ingredients to create simple, modern and effective eco cleaning and laundry products. No dyes, no harsh chemicals and no plastic bottles - and less waste.
Bag and Boop
Family-run small independent UK brand whose love for dogs and the great outdoors inspired their vision to create products that are kind to your dog and the planet.
Trusted and loved by owners, groomers, and retailers alike, their range of earth-friendly compostable dog poo bags, grooming products, and balms provides owners with the perfect opportunity to reduce their plastic paw print.
Award Winning Just Crisps are 100% British. Their delicious potato crisps are hand cooked, flavoured, bagged and boxed on their farm in Staffordshire.
Home grown potatoes are batch cooked in Just Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil which is grown, harvested and filtered on the farm. In fact, every process happens on their farm.