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Sustainability Spotlight | June: Powderkeg Beer

In Features, Sustainability Spotlight by Powderkeg

This month we’re turning our Sustainability Spotlight on Powderkeg Beer, based in Woodbury Salterton, East Devon. We asked owners Jess and John Magill about their business and their sustainability ethos… We’re a husband and wife team, and we started Powderkeg in 2014 to shake up beer in Devon, because at that time it was a sea of brown ale. We wanted …

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Sustainability Spotlight | May: Atlantic Spirit

In Sustainability Spotlight by Atlantic Spirit Gin

This month we’re turning our Sustainability Spotlight on Atlantic Spirit, a micro-batch gin distillery on the North Devon coast using locally foraged ingredients… with just 240 bottles per batch. We asked owners Sadie and Quint about their business and their sustainability ethos… We started our distillery in 2018, our goal from the start was to share our love of our …

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Sustainability Spotlight | April: Daynes Farm

In Features, Sustainability Spotlight by Daynes Farm

This month we’re turning our Sustainability Spotlight on Daynes Farm, a family run organic farm of 1000 acres in the South Hams, mainly in Harberton near Totnes, Devon. Daynes Farm produces organic beef, lamb and goat, alongside organic seasonal veggies and you can visit! They also have an on-site organic butchery, tea room and farm shop. So let’s meet the …

Sustainability Spotlight | March: The Husbandry School

In Consumer News, Features, Sustainability Spotlight by The Husbandry School

This spring we are turning our Sustainability Spotlight onto The Husbandry School. They explore the ideas and practice of ecologically sound land management, through their educational programme, public courses and award winning produce. So, what is Husbandry, and what does a Husbandry School do? We’ll let founder Jonty Williams tell you more… We are not talking about animal husbandry. Or …

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Sustainability Spotlight | February: Hylsten Bakery

In Sustainability Spotlight by Hylsten Bakery

This February we are turning our Sustainability Spotlight on Hylsten Bakery, a sourdough bakery and school in Buckfastleigh using organic, stoneground flours to create delicious, nutritious bread. Owned by Kate Marton, Hylsten bakes for the community, to support local growers and millers and to work towards a more resilient local food system. We’ll let owner Kate tell you more… The …

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Sustainability Spotlight | October: Shillingford Organics

In Sustainability Spotlight by Shillingford Organics

This October we’re turning our Sustainability Spotlight on Shillingford Organics. They grow organic vegetables and deliver veg boxes to the local community in Exeter and the surrounding area. We asked owner Martyn, to tell us about the business and his efforts to make it more sustainable. About Shillingford Organics I used to be a conventional arable farmer on the family …

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Sustainability Spotlight | September: Cakewhole Plymouth

In Sustainability Spotlight by Cakewhole

This September we’re turning our Sustainability Spotlight on Cakewhole, a small, family run bakery, coffee shop and wholesaler in Wilton St, Plymouth. We asked owners Natalie and Martin, to tell us about the business and their efforts to make it more sustainable. “Don’t expect that everything you do will have quantifiable benefits; you don’t have to be able to measure …

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Sustainability Spotlight | August: Taw Valley Microgreens

In Sustainability Spotlight by Taw Valley Microgreens

This month our SUSTAINABILITY SPOTLIGHT is shining on Taw Valley Microgreens in Umberleigh, who produce a range of fresh mini leafy greens bursting with nutrients and flavour. Founders Elizabeth and Cass, a mother daughter team, decided that starting a business producing fresh lively greens during the dark days of lockdown was a solution to many challenges both personal and on …

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Sustainability Spotlight: The PIG at Combe

In Features, Sustainability Spotlight by The PIG at Combe

This July we’re turning the Sustainability Spotlight on The PIG at Combe, who recently hosted our B Corp & Beyond event and were part of our expert panel. We had the pleasure then of finding out about more about The PIG and now you do too. Read on… At heart, THE PIG-at Combe is a buzzing restaurant with rooms where …

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Sustainability Spotlight: Sandridge Barton Wines

In Features, Sustainability Spotlight by Sandridge Barton

Situated in a picturesque valley in the South Hams, Sandridge Barton, the home of Sharpham Wine, produces an impressive collection of award-winning red, white, rosé and sparkling wines. A unique marriage of climate, soil and grape varieties, combined with Sandridge Barton’s meticulous care, experience and winemaking skills, makes them one of the foremost wine producers in the UK. Their sustainable …