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Twelve reasons to visit Stroud Farmers' Market

Twelve reasons to visit Stroud Farmers' Market

Stroud's weekly farmers' market is home to around 50 stalls & widely acknowledged as being one of the busiest and best in the UK. Here are twelve reasons why you should plan a visit:
  1. It’s trailblazing. There are more than 1,000 farmers’ markets in the UK, and Stroud was one of the first, being founded back in 1999. 

How to repurpose the scarves you no longer wear (and bring joy to others)

How to repurpose the scarves you no longer wear (and bring joy to others)

If you have more scarves than you use (and speaking to friends, that seems to be many of us), why not repurpose those that you no longer wear and t...

Say goodbye to shaving foam: why you should embrace natural soap for a superior shave

Say goodbye to shaving foam: why you should embrace natural soap for a superior shave

If you use foam or gel to shave it's time to reconsider your shaving routine and discover the benefits of using natural soap instead. I'll explain ...

How to be happy

How to be happy

What makes you happy? Really happy? The subject of happiness is fascinating. Studies show that happiness is linked to better health and longer life...

Soap story: how it all began

Soap story: how it all began

Once upon a rainy day, a mum of two small children bought a 'melt and pour' soap making kit as a fun indoor activity.... and that's how College Gre...

The art of gift giving

The art of gift giving

How many times have you spent too much money on the wrong gift because you can't find just the right thing, or have run out of time and/or patience...

College Green soaps are recommended by The Telegraph

College Green soaps are recommended by The Telegraph

What would you do if you had just 48 hours to explore the Cotswolds? The Telegraph Travel Insider Guide to the Cotswolds is bursting with inspirati...

Missing your Christmas decorations? Here's how to add some new year sparkle to your home

Missing your Christmas decorations? Here's how to add some new year sparkle to your home

Now the holiday season is well and truly behind us and the Christmas decorations have been stored away for another year, it can be a bit of a downe...

Are you looking for a present for someone who needs some rest and relaxation? (Maybe that's you?)

Are you looking for a present for someone who needs some rest and relaxation? (Maybe that's you?)

A long hot bath is the perfect way to unwind and prepare for a good night's sleep and College Green bath soaks are bursting with sleep inducing nat...

All about wax melts and why they make a great gift (with demonstration video!)

All about wax melts and why they make a great gift (with demonstration video!)

Not sure what a wax melt is? It's a small block of wax infused with fragrance oil - essentially a candle without a wick.  They fill a room with fab...

Have you joined the College Green global tour?

Have you joined the College Green global tour?

Did you know that College Green products are sent all over the world? I see lots of oversees visitors at my monthly stall at Stroud Farmers' Market...

Where to buy bath soaks in Stroud

Where to buy bath soaks in Stroud

Made in Stroud shop in Stroud stocks three College Green bath soaks, under their brand Bathe in Stroud: Sleep Easy, Rosy Posy and Happy. Sleep Easy...