PECHA KUCHA - the new and free fortnightly ezine brought to you by The Natural Store. Keeping you up-to-date with the world of naturals and organics.
In the Bébé ISSUENatural Colour Cotton colours your baby's world with the softest playsuits and a new Eco-Disney range.Let an Angel look after your baby - the founder of Angelique Mother and Baby Skincare talks to Pecha Kucha.Be a Lazy Baby in organic cotton, fairly traded babywear with an innovative style, imaginative ideas and colourful designs.Cotton Monkey has Cotton Roots - the founder of this US company tells Pecha Kucha how she came to dedicate herself to creating beautiful, organic cotton bedlinen for our little ones.Rhona Damant tells us of her pioneering efforts to raise awareness for the organisation 'Breast Cancer UK' and of her inspiring life story of how she lives with cancer.Catch up with Better Thinking and how they're 'Dyeing For A Change' in the world of the T-Shirt.HOT AND NEW Haircare and Facecare with Natura and Modern Organic Products. Not forgetting the new tiny tots' products from Angelique, Lazy Baby, Cotton Monkey and Natural Colour Cotton with great magazines such as Juno and The Green Parent to steer you on the right eco path.Win a Nellie Organic Cotton Baby Bib from Coyuchi in the States.News Focus, what's hitting the headlines ANDWalk the Talk, what to see and do this fortnight.
We hope you really enjoy Pecha Kucha. Have a great weekend.
Rachel, The Natural Store x
'Natural Colour Cotton' Colours Your Baby's World
Colour Cotton talk to Pecha Kucha about their Perfect Start baby collection made from natural colour cotton and their first eco and environmentally friendly Disney baby range.
Click here to read
Let An Angel Look After Your Baby
Five years of research and development has brought us the beautiful 'Angelique' mother and baby skincare range, containing the finest theraputic natural ingredients. Now available at The Natural Store and Fortnum & Masons read how their products ensure a healthier skin for our children.
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WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store
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Modern Organic Products C-System Haircare Range for your hair. SLS and Cruelty Free with great styling.
|C Liquid Wax
Hydrating (for dry skin) or Purifying (for oily skin) Facecare, Haircare and Bodycare Range.
From £8.90 to £23.90.
|Green Parent Mag
Magazines, The Green Parent and Juno.
Angelique Mother & Baby Skincare.
From £18 - £28.
WALK THE TALK - What to see and do this fortnight
The Forget-Me-Not Ball
Ickworth House, Suffolk
6.30pm, 15th July
To raise funds for Breast Cancer
Gloucestershire Veggie Fair
9.30am to 5.30pm
Sat, 1st July 06
Design Summer School
9.30 - 4.30
July to 14 July
Middlesex University Summer School, London
Better Thinking's Perfect T-Shirt - Dyeing For A Change!
It's been a long time in the making, but it’s nearly ready... 'Dyeing for a change: Current conventions and new futures in the textile colour industry', better thinking's report on the impacts of textile dyeing.
Click here to read about their new Report
NEWS FOCUS - What's being talked about in the Press
How Can I Make My Baby Greener.
Little can be done to scale down the nappy mountain, but kids can play their green card by reusing toys, says Lucy Siegle for The Guardian Click here for article.
by David Adam for The Guardian. Click here for article.
Going Green in Chelsea.
Novelist Julia Stephenson for The Times explains her plans for making her London flat environmentally sound Click here for article.
Welcome To The Green School.
It has solar panels, its own vegetable garden and every pupil knows the 'eco-code'. Meg Carter for The Independent visits a school where they believe you're never too young to start saving the planet Click here for article.
Bring on the Eco Warriors.
Heather McLean and John Holt for The Guardian adopt a green approach to lessons can be a practical way of fulfilling curriculum requirements while also spelling out the importance of the environment. Click here for article.
Eco Consumerism Is Getting A Lot Of Press.
But does it pay, asks Adrian Furnham for The Telegraph. Click here for article.
What Baby Brands would you like to see available at The Natural Store?
The Natural Store currently offers Earth Friendly Baby, Lazy Baby, Angelique, Coyuchi, Grembo, Nature Baby, Cotton Monkey, Bonnie Baby, Pure Potions, Geobel, Tatty Bumpkin, Sckoon, Hippychick, Paperpod, Shoo Shoos, Green Parent, Juno and Urtekram but are there other brands you would like to see available?
Tell us in the box below and click the 'Submit Answer' button. We will then select, at random, a winner to receive an Organic Cotton Nellie Bib. The winner will be notified via their email address and we will publish the winner's name in the next issue of Pecha Kucha.
The winner of our last competition to win some Organic Decadent Chocolates by the Organic Seed & Bean Company was Lisette Kreischer from The Netherlands. Well Done, Lisette!