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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Hodmedods Visit Suma HQ
April 2, 2014 – 12:20 pm | No Comment
Hodmedods Visit Suma HQ

Hodmedod sources produce from British farms to supply the best ingredients and delicious foods. The team are particularly interested in searching out less well-known foods, like the fava bean – grown in Britain since the …

The Rucksack Project – practical support for the homeless this winter
December 4, 2013 – 11:03 am | No Comment
The Rucksack Project – practical support for the homeless this winter

For many people, winter can be a tough time. But it’s sure to be far worse for those who are forced to sleep rough on the streets for the coldest months of the year. We …

River Cottage select Suma as supplier for their new venture
October 24, 2013 – 1:42 pm | No Comment
River Cottage select Suma as supplier for their new venture

River Cottage is working with Hollins Hall Country Club located in Baildon – near Shipley,
West Yorkshire – to make improvements in its ethical, seasonal and local food procurement.

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: 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: 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

Wild Garlic, Goats Cheese and Potato Tart
March 22, 2012 – 3:31 pm | No Comment
Wild Garlic, Goats Cheese and Potato Tart

Spring is in the air… and is that a whiff of wild garlic too? One of the season’s first foragable plants to appear, wild garlic is easy to identify thanks to its strong garlicky, spring onion smell. This deliciious tart is a great way to make the most of the flavours of this lovely plant.

Adventures in Chutney
September 1, 2011 – 10:20 am | No Comment
Adventures in Chutney

Making your own chutney may seem a little daunting, but once you have a go you’ll find it’s easy and fun to do. Be warned though, if you are anything like me and love seeing your homemade produce lined up in your cupboard, you may find it strangely addictive!