Solar Impulse

Hats off to all those behind the Solar Impulse project attempt to circumnavigate the Earth by a piloted fixed wing aircraft powered solely by solar power. Presently the Solar Impulse is within striking distance of ...

Hello to Fairtrade Blakes Chocolate!

Blakes is an Irish-owned chocolate company, based in Drumshanbo in County Leitrim. They specialise in high quality Swiss-crafted Chocolate bars that are produced from Certified Organic and Fairtrade ingredients. We can personally vouch for how ...

The name prairie

I suppose for many  of us who have reached  a certain age, the first thing the name Prairie conjures up in your mind is Michael Landon and the TV series Little House on The………… yes ...

Containerised shipping versus Co² emissions

Something we try to keep in mind, as a business at prairie, is our commitment to lowering Co² emissions, so it was interesting to read that containerised shipping has a tiny carbon footprint compared to ...

Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight will take place from the 23rd February - 8th March and will be celebrated with a series of nationwide events in schools and towns from Carndonagh to Clonakilty, from Carrick-on-Shannon to Clondalkin. Fairtrade ...