our eco page.



Food

Organic fairtrade and local - suppliers include Acorn Dairy -deliver their organic milk, butter, cream and organic eggs.
Piercebridge Organics -supply bacon, sausages, mushrooms and tomatoes for our Durham Breakfast.
New Close Farm supplies flour, fruits for our freshly squeezed juices and to add to our fruit bowls and tomato sauce Fruits and tomatoes harvested from our gardens in season

Plants

We propagate and grow all the plants in our nursery with no pesticides and use organic peat free potting compost. We recycle plant pots and re use containers, and collect rainwater. Plants are fed with organic seaweed fertiliser and mulched with compost from our compost bins

Waste

Avoid plastic packing -buy in paper and cardboard whenever possible or loose fruit and never single use plastic glass bottles used for bottled water and all sauces and syrups -never buy plastic bottles Recycle all non reusable glass and paper, compost all food waste

Energy

solar panels on south facing roof - 4kw
10 w solar for outside lights
Green energy supplier----Ecotricity

Transport

Secure overnight bike storage with charging points for ebikes
With excellent nearby cycle networks.
Nissan Leaf used for trips to farm shops and delivery of plants and talks .

Housekeeping

Organic fairtrade cotton towels and sheets Ecover products for washing and cleaning Local organic hand soaps for guests, Faith in nature shampoos, conditioners and body wash in refills Organic fairtrade recycled paper tissues Drying by washing line and overhead airers -also for guests wet outer wear .

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