Shop from a wide selection of plastic-free products, household and kitchen goods, cleaning products, skincare and clothing at the plastic-free market in Cockermouth. The Sustainable Pop-Up is on the second and fourth Saturdays, from 9.30am to 12.15pm in The Hub in Market Place.
Goodness and Grain offers store cupboard goods sold by weight (bring your own containers). Enyo offers a range of environmentally friendly cleaning solutions. Rose and Hawthorne sell organic and Fairtrade baby and children’s clothing as well as their own range of clothing and sanitary and household items. Zora-Lou Organics sell handmade organic and vegan skincare using plastic-free packaging. Deodorants, moisturisers, dry shampoo, shampoo and conditioning soap bars, soap and bath salts. Cumberland Flower Farm brings seasonal flowers to the market, organically grown less than 5miles away, sold with plastic-free packaging.
There are also visiting businesses including two different bakers (breads and cakes), vegetable market gardeners, ready meals providers, craft makers and artists depending on the time of year, space and availability. Tea and coffee is available, along with toys for the kids, information on initiatives in the area and a free table for people to swap and pick-up stuff, all with a very warm welcome.
Visit the Sustainable Pop-Up page on Facebook for more details.
There is also a farmers’ market on the first Saturday.