Korean visitors see Suma in action
October 22, 2014 – 5:30 pm | No Comment

On Thursday 16th October we were very lucky to host 16 visitors from South Korea, here as part of a trip around Europe to find out how Europeans run social enterprises and worker owned businesses.
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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: 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.

The Slow Shopper: One Week In
April 9, 2012 – 8:20 pm | 5 Comments
The Slow Shopper: One Week In

The latest exploits of one Suma Member who is on a mission to shop more ethically

The Slow Shopper: Six Months Without Supermarkets
April 1, 2012 – 10:45 pm | 9 Comments
The Slow Shopper: Six Months Without Supermarkets

One Suma Member takes on the challenge of going completely supermarket-free for six months. Just how easy is it to be an ethical, local shopper?

Are you taking a step for Fairtrade?
February 22, 2012 – 4:30 pm | No Comment
Are you taking a step for Fairtrade?

Find out what we are up to this Fairtrade Fortnight and how you can get involved too!

Move Your Money- Can the Power of UK Coops Change Our Banking System?
January 31, 2012 – 3:26 pm | 2 Comments
Move Your Money- Can the Power of UK Coops Change Our Banking System?

Suma recently attended the annual Future Coops conference, where a theme under discussion was the power of UK Banks. If you, like many of us, are sick of the behaviour of the large banks, then a new resource can help you move your money to a cooperative bank, your local credit union or building society.

A New Era For Greenpeace with the Rainbow Warrior III
November 15, 2011 – 9:56 am | No Comment
A New Era For Greenpeace with the Rainbow Warrior III

Last week, celebrations on the south bank of the Thames marked the inaugural visit of Greenpeace’s new campaigning ship to the UK, and the 40th anniversary of the birth of Greenpeace.

Suma Deliveries Blaze an Eco-Trail
August 13, 2011 – 9:01 am | No Comment
Suma Deliveries Blaze an Eco-Trail

Our Distribution Coordinator Simon, who had a go at test-driving the truck, said “it handles much like our regular vehicles but it has a very clever automatic gearbox, which makes it a pleasure to drive in urban environments and heavy traffic.