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30/01/2019

Veganuary, New Year resolutions & Promotions

2019 has been quoted as the ‘year of the vegan’. with sign-ups to Veganury higher than ever! In a VoucherCode survey, it has been predicted that over 2.66 million Brits are set to ditch meat and dairy in 2019. What better place to embrace the plant-based diet than in Brighton! Plant Based News says Brighton is the vegan capital…

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14/01/2019

Seedy Sunday 2019

A New Year brings new gardening opportunities! This year Seedy Sunday celebrates being  18 years old! WOW! A high point in the gardening calendar for many Brighton and Hove residents as well as for people who come from much further afield to enjoy this true community event. Both the retail and wholesale sides of Infinity…

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12/12/2018

Nut roasts and Tofurky

The rise in vegetarian and vegan lifestyles just keeps growing and growing, with more people than ever steering away from meat and animal-based foods. But what should you do at Christmas? Christmas is a time full of traditions and some quirks just you and your family do, I’m not just talking getting out Twister or wearing a…

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13/11/2018

Our Fight with Palm Oil

The awareness of palm oil is suddenly more prevalent than ever! Infinity foods Shop has been well aware of the sustainability and environmental problems caused by palm oil production as far back as 2013! We carried out a full audit in 2015 on the Body Care and Household products which then spread to the whole…

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28/06/2018

2018 International Day of Cooperatives

2018 international day of cooperatives is led by the United Nations and end Cooperative fortnight on the 7th of July.  That’s a lot of cooperation! Cooperatives have sustainability in their DNA, with ‘concern for the community’ as the seventh of their guiding principles. That is why this year we are celebrating the great work that…

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14/03/2018

we are nothing without the soil

This spring we are supporting the great work that The Organic Research Centre,  Butterfly Conservation and Dave Goulson’s research, are doing to protect the health and soil biodiversity and the organisms that live there. So, why care about soil? Research shows that the widespread use of pesticides and synthetic fertiliser leads to soil which no longer…

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08/03/2018

Commodities report March – April 2018

Due to a difficult harvest in both Scandinavian and the UK the Price of oats has gone up significantly! Prolonged wet weather resulted in a decrease in both quality and quantity of mill-grade Oats,  combined with the lower value of sterling, this has pushed the price up. So do not be alarmed when you notice that your…

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Mothers day

Mother’s day isn’t just about your mother, it might be about your partner who is a mum, or yourself, or someone you know who is a mum. Motherhood is a very complex role in life. I have wanted to be a mother since I was in my mid twenties but due to many factors I…

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seedy sunday 2018

29/01/2018

Why is Seedy Sunday Important?

  Infinity Foods is proud to sponsor Seedy Sunday for another year. This Sunday, 4th of February (10:30 – 16:00) sees the UK’s largest community seed swap coming back to Brighton & Hove, at BHASVIC (205 Dyke Road, Hove BN3 6EG). Seedy Sunday was started in 2002 and was the first seed swap in Britain. Seed saving…

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seedy sunday 2018

25/01/2018

Seedy Sunday is growing in 2018

  With biodiversity and soil quality on the decrease along with pesticides and plastics entering our food chain, small scale food and plant growing couldn’t be more important. Insects and butterflies have been  on the decline for well over four decades, as is the soil quality of the planet degrading. On this sad note there…

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