Green Christmas Market in Wellington (1st December)

We’ll be at the Sustainability Trust Christmas market on Saturday 1st of December… A great opportunity to do your Christmas shopping! šŸŽšŸŽšŸŽ

What you can expect from the Green Christmas Market:

  • A four-part ukelele band that is guaranteed to get you movin’ and shakin’
  • Coffee from the crew atĀ Good Fortune Coffee. Every cup is 100% fair trade and made by people on the living wage
  • Food made with love by former refugee cooks at theĀ Pomegranate kitchen
  • Organic cotton undies by women from refugee backgrounds. Nice oneĀ Nisa
  • A standing ovulation from the crew atĀ Wā Cup,Ā who are freeing women and girls from period poverty one cup at a time
  • Boutique plant-based skincare fromĀ Aphelia,Ā MARTYGIRLskinfoodĀ and theĀ Underground Soapery.Ā Ā ApheliaĀ opts for organically certified ingredients that are packaged in recyclable, reusable and biodegradable containers, whileĀ MARTYGIRLskinfoodĀ is a bit more ‘hands-on’ when it comes to getting their ingredients
  • Then there’s theĀ Underground Soapery.Ā All their products are free from palm oil and plastic. Word on the street is that they even make their own paper bags using old books and pamphlets
  • If you’re more interested in chocolate, thenĀ The Chocolate BarĀ is the stall for you. They specialise in the finest, fairly traded cacao in the business. Bean to Bar, from afar!
  • Don’t have a sweet tooth, then how about a citrus tooth?Ā Lady LemonĀ has your back. World-famous in Wellington, Lady Lemon’s lovely lemon curd is organic, fair trade, sustainably sourced and finger-licking good
  • The Paper Rain Project
  • They say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Well, we thinkĀ NattyĀ is. They make beautiful handmade Rimu jewellery and design and produce hand-printed textiles, illustrated gift cards and prints
  • Keep Calm and CarryĀ Native LoomĀ Bags. Native Loom is 100% committed to helping small marginal artisans and weavers achieve a fair and living wage while producing niche, sustainable handloom textiles
  • What is a time bank, youĀ ask? A time bank is a reciprocity-based work trading system where time is the currency. Members of theĀ Wellington TimebankĀ have made some cute, eclectic creations just for you
  • If you love a family affair, then you’ll adoreĀ Eketahuna Handcrafts. They craft all their kete, kono and flowers from Harakeke flax which is harvested the traditional way
  • And then we haveĀ Verdant Design.Ā Verdant Design makes ecological and sustainable interiors and homewares.Ā  The perfect present for the perfect partner. All products are GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards) certifiedĀ 
  • Calendars – one of those things you need but never really want to buy for yourself. That’s whereĀ Melissa BoardmanĀ comes in. She makes eco-friendly calendars and other paper goods featuring original illustrations of native NZ birds. Her calendars are so beautiful that you could buy one for yourself and tell everyone else that it was a gift.
  • Candles. Who doesn’t enjoy a soothing scented candle? Maybe a melt? Either way,Ā By KerrynĀ has a variety of hand-poured soy scented candles and melts made from sustainable and bio-degradable soy wax for you to choose from.

Got kids? Or buying gifts for someone else’s kids?Ā Well,Ā Gecko PressĀ andĀ Hoopla KidsĀ can sort you out.

  • Gecko PressĀ makes books designed to last – timeless and durable.. and dare we say it, sustainably sourced!
  • Maybe you have kids or know kids who like to look cute and despise polyester. Well, they might not know it yet but polyester: bad. Organic cotton: good. CheersĀ Hoopla KidsĀ for keeping kids in line and dressed fine.

We hope to see you at theĀ Green Christmas Market! Sat, 1 Dec from 11-3 atĀ 2 Forresters Lane, Wellington.

 

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