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#61 of 84 Old 06-19-2009, 05:36 PM
 
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I just saw this one today http://twopotatotots.ca/

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#62 of 84 Old 06-24-2009, 10:21 PM
 
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anyone know of somewhere in canada to get inexpensive basics (shorts, tshirts, socks etc) that are made responsibly? I was thinking of ordering some american apparel through trendyblanks.ca but I'm wondering if theres anywhere else?
MEC has some organic cotton Tshirts, short and long sleeve, made in India and only $7ss and $8ls. I know they are responsible about choosing their suppliers, so maybe worth a look? We have several of them for my DS - pretty much all he wears. They also have shorts, but only one type, and they do have kids socks, but haven't looked into them much.

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I totally agree with MEC! There are a few places on Queen West that cater to Canadian designers.
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We like this local store that just went online ! Fab Baby Gear
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Ive bough from http://www.heritagekids.ca/ (in person, they're local and carrying my art now)
http://www.cheekymonkey.ca many many times, wonderful to work with and reasonable shipping

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http://www.nurturedbynatureparenting.ca/

My favourite store for wood toys and puzzles. They also sell all natural products like eco-disposible and cloth diapers, food containers, clothing, baby carriers, and skin/bath products.

I just bought the cutest eco potty from here that will decompose in the garden when we're finished with it! A beco potty.

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#68 of 84 Old 12-26-2009, 09:30 PM
 
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I don't know if many of the products are Canadian, but these guys are local for me (Edmonton) and they are SO helpful and great to talk to in-store... here's the website
http://www.birthsource.ca/shop/
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Since I'm all about crocheting, knitting and sewing these days, I thought I'd add some resources I've found:

Yarn store located in BC - I love their Peruvian Highland Donegal tweed!
http://www.elann.com/

Yarn store in Ontario - the owner is very down-to-earth, helpful and ships quickly!
http://www.grandriveryarns.com/

Fabric store in Ontario - free shipping and the owner is very friendly:
http://www.pinkpandafabrics.com/

Fabric store in BC that specializes in fabric for kids and quilting, I just ordered some natural cotton batting from here, and some flannel:
http://www.kidsfabrics.com/

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Someone posted this on another board, I think it's such a great idea!

Becopotty - biodegradable potty

Around 80% of the material is made up of fibres from bamboo and rice husks. Rice husks are a by-product of rice production, so it is a great material to use as it is normally thrown away! All the bamboo used is sustainably grown. Both these materials are mixed with a resin created from amino acids. It is this resin that bonds all the fibres together. Importantly it also allows the mix to break down. When you place a plant fibre product in warm, damp conditions, like a compost heap or buried in the ground, the resin will start to break down. This in-turn allows the fibres to break down, eventually the product will fully biodegrade away. This process will usually take around 2 to 3 years depending on the environmental conditions. It's this property that makes this material ideal for products like the Becopotty that are typically only used for a short time but are very difficult to recycle.

They also have these biodegradable flushable wipes that I'll likely pick up:

http://ecobotts.ca/store/product_inf...roducts_id=100

The store is in Vancouver, BC.

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oooooooh Dreamy, those links are great! Thank you!!

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Does anybody know where I can get some kefir grains that are shipped from Canada? I really want to start making kefir but I'm stuck trying to find kefir grains in Canada. Thanks!
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For cloth diapers and supplies

http://www.littletreehugger.ca

Also for diapers, they are in Edmonton.

http://www.oneposhbaby.com/

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im not sure of this has been listed.
http://www.organicbynature.ca/

 

 

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#75 of 84 Old 01-30-2010, 11:50 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Does anybody know where I can get some kefir grains that are shipped from Canada? I really want to start making kefir but I'm stuck trying to find kefir grains in Canada. Thanks!
have you tried well.ca? They're an online pharmacy (situated in Guelph) with free shipping but they also carry some natural foods. I just ordered from them last week. they're great!

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have you tried well.ca? They're an online pharmacy (situated in Guelph) with free shipping but they also carry some natural foods. I just ordered from them last week. they're great!
Thanks for the suggestion. I just checked there but no luck.
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any more canadian homeschool materials suppliers?

i know of http://www.canadianhomeeducation.com/index.asp (in alberta, so no pst)

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any more canadian homeschool materials suppliers?

i know of http://www.canadianhomeeducation.com/index.asp (in alberta, so no pst)
Hmm, I can't help you there, but I did see that there are free worksheets available through this link, good for this week only!
http://www.simplyfrugal.ca/2010/04/f...orksheets.html

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http://www.nurtured.ca
A local store in Halifax that is just awesome!
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Not to be tooting my own horn here but I have a Canadian jewellery business in Montreal. Its not kid stuff but nice things for mom's!
www.sheenajewellery.etsy.com
Canadians can contact me to arrange prices in Canadian $ and special discounts!

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I second the recommendation for www.lunapads.ca, I love ordering cloth pads from this site.

Also I can recommend www.cureself.com. I ordered my New Chapter Organics prenatal multi-vitamin from this website and saved a ton of money compared to what I would pay at the health food store. They also have all kinds of homeopathic products.

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There is also www.ottawaclothdiapers.com and in montreal www.calinsetpopotin.com that I order from.

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I love this thread! Very useful; thank you for starting it!!
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love this thread im 12 weeks pregnant and from USA and i was looking for some good shopping sites. Tired of paying high end taxes for shipping cost from USA to Quebec. UPS service sure stinks here and is rather expensive ended up paying more for what i ordered online thru JC penney online store from USA. :( bah!

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