Splendidly skilled & stuffed: festive organic cookery courses

November 20, 2009 by Jen Marsden · Leave a Comment 

Leek and Chestnut Purses-cordon vert

Perfect for you or for an unforgettable Christmas treat for your loved ones, organic farms and different venues around the country feature special cookery courses for the mystified beginners and the dedicated foodies. Eleni Sardi writes.

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A-listers scoop up Neal’s Yard Remedies awards

November 19, 2009 by Maria Kaski · Leave a Comment 

Honoured Natural Beauties by Neal’s Yard Remedies
Green A-listers from Donna Air and Livia Giuggioli to Joanna Yarrow and Lisa Oxenham have been awarded with Neal’s Yard Remedies prestigious Natural Beauty Honours.  Eleni Sardi writes.
Already in its second year, the Natural Beauty Honours, pioneered by Neil’s Yard Remedies, aim to recognise the contributions of individuals in the public eye who are bringing environmental issues the fore.
Donna Air, spokeswoman for the Soil Association, editor-in-chief for the Soil Association’s Grown in Britain Cookbook and a supporter of the Real Food Festival, says, “I truly believe what we eat and put on our skin should be as organic and natural as possible, and this is a wonderful way to celebrate it.”
Livia Giuggioli, wife of Colin Firth, producer and co-founder of Eco Age and Joanna Yarrow, writer, broadcaster, co-founder of sustainability company Beyond Green, and the green expert on GMTV and Five News were also among the winners.
Lisa Oxenham, beauty director of Marie Claire, and Sarah Stacey, editor of You Magazine and founder and editor of the critically acclaimed  Green Beauty Bible, were also the proud recipients of the Natural Beauty Honours.
Peter Kindersley, owner of Neal’s Yard Remedies says, “the Natural Beauty Honours are our way of officially recognising important people who have made a substantial contribution to green issues and who share a vision with Neal’s Yard Remedies to raise the profile of a natural and organic way of living.”
Neal’s Yard
neilsGreen A-listers from Donna Air and Livia Giuggioli to Joanna Yarrow and Lisa Oxenham have been awarded with Neal’s Yard’s prestigious Natural Beauty Honours.  Eleni Sardi writes.
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15 Christmas Beauty Gift Packs

November 16, 2009 by Jen Marsden · Leave a Comment 

Neals YardGift packs are a great idea for a present that comes in a box (or a festive bag) and is ready to be put under the Christmas tree! Make it an organic or natural pampering treat and you’ve got one happy receiver. Eleni Sardi selects the best of the bunch.

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Celebrate organic fortnight with our top ten items for you and your home

September 8, 2009 by Maria Kaski · Leave a Comment 

cielWith the Soil Association’s Organic Fortnight running until 20th September, there is no better time to indulge in the very best of organic fashion, food, beauty and homewares. Lisa Cugnetto picks the top ten organic items for you and your home.

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Jigsaw celebrates Organic Fortnight by launching an organic collection

September 7, 2009 by Maria Kaski · Leave a Comment 

jigsaw-jacketHigh-street chain Jigsaw is launching a capsule organic tweed collection supporting the Soil Association on September 5th. Comprised of a jacket, coat, trilby and mini-skirt, the line will be Jigsaw’s first foray into organic clothing. Lucie Goulet writes.

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Wrappy Christmas, eco-style

December 11, 2008 by greenmystyle · Leave a Comment 

What good an ethical Christmas pressie if you wrap it in non-eco paper and attach a non-eco card? Oh, and put it under a non-biodegradeable tree? Clare Saxon finds eco-friendly wrap, cards and trees. Read more

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