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Keep clothes lovely for longer: Sewing on a patch
Do you have a Little Green Radicals Explorer Badge or lovely little patch waiting to decorate something special, but not sure where to start? Look no further...
Stockist Stories
Nicola, owner of Whippersnappers, gives us a snapshot of her lovely shop in Deal, England. Find out how's she's been doing in lockdown and the ups and downs of being a small business owner. 
Hope Springs Eternal
This has been an unusual period of reflection for all of us. A virus that came from nowhere and the tumult of the unfinished dream born of the civil rights movement ...
Dress up finger puppets! It's bank holiday craft time.
To help keep little hands busy at home, we've made four finger puppets that you can cut out and dress up in your favourite Little Green Radicals outfits!
Who made my clothes?
At this time of year we like to acknowledge our amazing workers in India. The 'Who Made My Clothes' campaign was started after the tragic collapse of a factory in Bangladesh in 2013. It has grown...
Keep clothes lovely for longer: the art of Sashiko repairs
In traditional Japanese thinking 'wabi-sabi' is the acceptance of imperfection, the idea that "nothing lasts, nothing is perfect and nothing is finished"
Our top picks for summer
The Little Green Radicals team reveal their most loved styles from the Island Escapade collection. Donna from Wholesale - I love all of the collection but my daughter loves 'Beyond The Rainbow'...
Easter craft time - free colouring sheets!
Being indoors for Easter can be a lot of fun this year! Get crafty with these easy to print colouring sheets that will help keep your little ones busy.
A lot less plastic! Our Journey to plastic free
Many Little Green Radicals fans will know that a few months ago we started using compostable bags on some of products and we wanted to update you about how we're progressing with this project.
Cornwall's most magical beach
On a beautiful day last May we went to a very special beach in Cornwall for our Island Escapade photoshoot.   It was a truly magical place and really did feel like the end of the world as we scrabbled...
Behind the design: The story of our Island Escapade
I’ve been fortunate enough to design collections for Little Green Radicals for almost ten years. Every time we begin this process
Adventures In India: Visiting Our Producers
Hello! I’m Bonnie, the production co-ordinator for Little Green Radicals and in October 2019 I visited our producers in India with Josie, our designer. 
Fairtrade. A way of being

Little Green Radicals started life in 2005 and along with People Tree and a couple of other great brands we were the first to get Fairtrade certification in the UK. 

The Journey to a Plastic Free Brand

When I look at my inbox each day I know the most likely topic of conversation from our customers is going to be plastic. It’s not fantastic. It's not even ok

Behind the scenes: Into the forest

Our Mountains Of Adventure collection is inspired by snow capped peeks, towering pines and misty mountain trails. To capture this atmosphere we needed a forest

Could you be a SuperLooper?

The thing about babies is that they grow. One minute you are changing nappies, the next they have a regular bump on their head because their desire 

Beautiful clothes made by amazing people

Using a transparent supply chain to make our long lasting, colourful, organic clothes is at the heart of Little Green Radicals. We're very proud of the three producers we work with in India...

Photo Shoots: All Are Welcome

It’s photo shoot time of year and I have a nostalgic feeling. Naturally, the star of our early photoshoots was my son. And, of course, he looked gorgeous in  

Fairtrade not fairly traded

Pop this in your basket: Fairtrade not fairly traded. Some of you may have seen the recent furore caused by Sainsbury’s decision to drop Fairtrade 

Pesticides. No thanks.

There are lots of reasons for avoiding pesticides. Our own health and the health of our children is cited by many Little Green Radical fans. But for me 

Clothes for boys, clothes for girls

We have ummed and ahhed over this for a while now but the Boys & Girls section on our website has been the subject of an on going conversation