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Unravelling the Thread | The Story of Fairtrade Cotton

Have you ever wondered where your tee shirt came from and the impact to the planet it has made along the way? By simply making the choice to buy Fairtrade Cotton, you can make a difference to the planet, your health and impact countless peoples lives that produce the clothing you wear? 'Unravelling the thread- The story of Fairtrade Cotton' explores where cotton comes from and some of the difficulties faced along the supply chain. At Talowood, we have carefully hand picked our manufactures to maintain our sustainable business model, that minimizes our environmental footprint giving you the highest quality every time. In our collections we have already introduced Organic Fairtrade Cotton and recycled polyester for our beanie and hat...

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Together we can make change!

 We are all living in very strange times since the coronavirus outbreak and more than ever we are wanting to enjoy nature, breath fresh air and get the kids outside away from their devices. If your nurseries are still open, now's the time to get outside and start planting trees, more importantly trees that create food sources for your family. This is only a very small impact to the environment now, but if we all take the time  to educate our children we can help improve their knowledge for a more sustainable future. Please stay safe, get outside with your kids and get those hands dirty!

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Australia Fires 2019- Climate change increases the risk of wildfires.

This year's fire season has brought about unprecedented destruction as wildfires have spread across every Australian state, burning up nearly 15 million acres of bush as of January 2020. But the devastation witnessed in the state of New South Wales is nearly unfathomable with 8.8 million acres been lost, over 1,500 homes destroyed or damaged and 24 people have been killed. NSW is home to some of the most iconic of Australia's wildlife- koalas, wombats and kangaroos, just to name a few- and their habitat is rapidly declining.   Restoring these areas also means putting wildlife habitats back in tact and creating healthy ecosystems capable of being resilient to climate change, which is critical as these areas are considered to...

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