New Suma essential oil soap range, Available from the 1st September..
August 28, 2014 – 5:09 am | No Comment

Every one of these twelve new and beautiful soaps has been carefully hand crafted using a blend of olive oil, coconut oil, and shea butter. We’ve used an age-old traditional method that means each bar retains all of the soap’s naturally released glycerine. It’s a method which helps produce a wonderfully natural moisturising soap, with a rich creamy lather which is kind and nourishing to even the most sensitive of skins.

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Porcini Mushroom Risotto
April 4, 2014 – 1:28 pm | One Comment
Porcini Mushroom Risotto

a ridiculously creamy and delicious mushroom risotto

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.

The Slow Shopper: Preserves and Veg Boxes
April 26, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 3 Comments
The Slow Shopper: Preserves and Veg Boxes

The latest installment in a series of blogs on shopping locally, avoiding the supermarkets and fumbled attempts at self-sufficiency.