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Introducing our Hero Supplier “BetterYou” – Using Ocean Plastic

The Better Planet Project The Better Planet Project is an environmental project that focuses on targeting all aspects of our environmental footprint, including the initiatives of our suppliers, growers and retail partners. This includes the avoidance of pesticides and harmful chemicals on our partner farms as well as ensuring environmentally sensitive transport and packaging. Improving […]

Coffee Tasting Workshop Thursday 13th Feb with Phill Buckley Dusty Ape Roasters

We are proud to announce some fabulous workshops starting with…Coffee tasting with Phil the founder of Dusty Ape Coffee. Dusty Ape Coffee Roasters present an introduction into specialty coffee with tasting at The Healthy Life, Devizes. Phil, Dusty Ape’s founder, with over 9 years roasting experience, and the team will introduce you to the world of speciality […]

Are you getting enough nutrients on your new vegan diet?

  Happy 2020! Now that the decorations are down, the last of the Christmas treats have been finished off and you’ve survived your first full week back to work or school, how’s your January going? If you’re giving up all animal products and doing Veganuary for the month, by now hopefully you’re in the swing […]

Plastic Oceans – #Devizesrefillchallenge

October we hit our target of 500 liquid refills. That meant that 500 bottles were not thrown away or put in your recycling bin. You re-used 500 bottles and we sent on your behalf £50 ($65) to Plastic Ocean. However, unfortunately in November we didn’t hit our target. 🙁 So let’s make sure we smash […]

Our Climate in Hot Water: How your cuppa can support positive change

It’s turning chilly and whilst you warm your hands on your coffee cup it’s worth contemplating how your choice of coffee brand can have a profound impact on the climate. We want to shout about Source Climate Change Coffee who are both coffee connoisseurs and conservation champions. Their mission is to bring us the finest tasting […]

About the 16 Days of Activism Campaign – Video with Guest Dr Katy Proctor

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence against women is an international campaign originating from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute. “16 Days,” as it has become known, was launched and continues to be coordinated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership. Did you know that globally 15 to 44 year old females are […]

Great Great Granny’s Christmas Pudding – Stir Up Sunday 24th November

Stir-up Sunday (one week before the first Sunday in Advent) is traditionally the time to make your puddings.  This year that falls on 24th November.  Great Great Granny’s Christmas Pudding (with 21st Century amendments) This recipe is based on one that has been handed down through Peter Vaughan’s family for generations.  He has adapted it to suit as many 21st century special dietary requirements as possible.  It is:  gluten free; dairy […]

How One Small Eco Step is a Giant Leap for Sustainability

Being environmentally friendly has gathered pace over the past few decades and is now a case of what you do rather than if you do. In very recent years, the green movement has taken off like never before, with even the language changing. We’ve gone from using the term ‘global warming’ to the more accurate […]