Co-operatives Fortnight 2017
June 2, 2017 – 9:17 am | No Comment

Running from 17th June to 1st July Co-operatives Fortnight 2017 hopes to once again promote that co-operating makes a big difference and that it is time to remind the rest of the UK. For this year’s Co-operatives Fortnight, people are being asked to share their stories of co-operation, these will subsequently be shared on social media.

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Editor’s Letter
April 4, 2017 – 10:06 am | One Comment
Editor’s Letter

So 2017 is off to a promising start, and we’ve got positive vibes about how the rest of the year will pan out. As the days get gradually lighter, Suma workers are starting to emerge …

Member Profile: Emily Harwood
April 20, 2016 – 4:25 pm | No Comment
Member Profile: Emily Harwood

Emily’s Member Profile

How long have you worked at Suma and why did you initially join?
I have been at Suma for just over a year now. Many things appealed to me; Suma’s ethical views, all members …

Cordon Vert Vegetarian Cookery Day
November 29, 2013 – 1:49 pm | One Comment
Cordon Vert Vegetarian Cookery Day

Suma workers spent the day at the Vegetarian Society’s Cordon Vert cookery school in Manchester – see how they got on.

Detox put to the test
November 15, 2013 – 8:08 am | No Comment
Detox put to the test

Health-conscious Suma Member Kate recently trialled an all-natural seven-day detox plan from Creative Nature- an ethical UK business specialising in supplements and superfoods. Could this detox offer the perfect way to recover from the all that festive overindulgence? Read on to find out…

Book Review: Hot Beds, by Jack First
April 3, 2013 – 2:10 pm | No Comment
Book Review: Hot Beds, by Jack First

Suma Member Nick has recently discovered a new gardening book by renowned horticulturalist Jack First, and shares her impressions.

Sloe woes… and a sloe gin recipe
October 30, 2012 – 1:42 pm | 2 Comments
Sloe woes… and a sloe gin recipe

Managed to find some sloe beries in your local hedgerows this year? Read this article for simple instructions on how to make sloe gin.

The Slow Shopper: Challenge complete!
October 23, 2012 – 10:17 pm | No Comment
The Slow Shopper: Challenge complete!

The Slow Shopper reflects on a successful six months of avoiding supermarkets and chain shops. But will she stick with it?

The Slow Shopper: Breaking the Chains
August 30, 2012 – 11:48 pm | No Comment
The Slow Shopper: Breaking the Chains

One girl’s attempt to inspire you to shop local… and juice things.

The Slow Shopper goes Self-Sufficient
June 20, 2012 – 9:33 pm | 5 Comments
The Slow Shopper goes Self-Sufficient

Suma’s ethical shopping blogger learns about animal welfare in the dairy industry and gets expert advice on becoming more self-sufficient.

The Slow Shopper: Animal Madness
May 23, 2012 – 10:13 am | No Comment
The Slow Shopper: Animal Madness

Suma’s resident blogger shares her adventures in back garden chicken-keeping, as part of her ‘six-months without supermarkets’ challenge.