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Going greener with paper bags

Going greener with paper bags

11th July 2019
Single use plastics bother us!That's why we've been researching our packaging and trying to come up with a way of getting rid of single use plastics - plastic bags are our bugbear!We found glassine paper bags might be the answer and from early Autumn we hope to switch over to…

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I can't find my hemp balm!

I can't find my hemp balm!

11th May 2019
As a musician, we're always told to look after our hands and ears. At festivals, I always have several pairs of earbuds kicking around - just in case it gets too loud or I'm pitched near a generator. The constant hum of diesel generators, background noises and murmur becomes unnoticeable…

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Potion's Parties - Why should we have all the fun!

Potion's Parties - Why should we have all the fun!

16th February 2019
We love making balms and mixing aromas so much, that we wanted to share the experience!The idea came about last year when I invited young Toby Lee, a fine and highly talented guitarist (and former student) to come to the unit and have a go at mixing his own aromas.…

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If you don't ask - the answer's always No!

If you don't ask - the answer's always No!

15th February 2019
I think it was either my fourth or fifth Christmas and I'd asked for a nurse's outfit, I'd waited all year. It came with a blue dress, apron, lace hat and a pin on watch - I think there was a plastic syringe, a bandage and a stethoscope. I was excited…

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Organic Hemp Tea - now Certified

Organic Hemp Tea - now Certified

23rd January 2019
We are delighted to announce that Zenon Hemp Farm has become Organically Certified. This means that our hemp tea is now Organic Hemp Tea. We've known all along that Zenon Hemp Farm has been growing to Organically Certified Standards but as with everything, this takes a little time to be monitored…

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Advent

Advent

17th September 2018
Advent calendars are a sign that Christmas is coming, but opening a little numbered door, or in our case pot to reveal a surprise is an idea that everyone – religious or not – can get behind. Here’s a brief history of Advent calendars.What is Advent? Advent is the four-week period…

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July 1st - our first anniversary

25th June 2018
WoW! That year flew by.  We exceeded our expectations, moved to a bigger unit - filled it, employed staff, built up some amazing relationships and continue to grow. But I know there's a lot more hard work to do!With position comes responsibility... wages, PAYE and pensions have to be paid.…

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Your security is important to us

Your security is important to us

30th October 2017
We have been using PayPal as our payment gateway and things have been running smoothly. We decided that we would investigate other payment providers too and discovered that even though your information has been safe with us, we needed to get an SSL Certificate to initiate the new gateway we…

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Fiddler's Elbow Grease - where did we get the name?

Fiddler's Elbow Grease - where did we get the name?

6th September 2017
It's a play on words...Having been a 'fiddler' - violinist nearly all of my life (I started having lessons at the age of four and a half), it seemed appropriate that Fiddler had to be in the company name. The name itself combines two slang idioms or terms..."In and out…

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Jake - Our Summer Help!

Jake - Our Summer Help!

19th August 2017
Jake is Sian's next door neighbour. He's been helping Sian for a couple of years on events and odd jobs. Jake is 13 years old and at the local comprehensive school. He started working for FEG back in July and has embraced the business."I am the Dispatch Boy! I pick,…

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