In this column, which will last all the time of the crisis, we propose to identify firms near you that could help you get through this period out of the ordinary.
Workshop Murri : designer clothing, eco-friendly manufactured here
You are looking for clothing made of natural fibre, recycled materials and locally ? Workshop Murri has just released its new summer collections of clothing and shoes on its online store. The creations of the designers Lambert Perera Cortes and Selma Casal will also soon be available at their store located on Rachel street in Montreal, as soon as the re-opening. The selection spring-summer highlights organic fabrics – such as hemp, organic cotton and wool organic – as well as materials, eco-friendly, recycled, or end-of-life. “We pay particular attention to the choice of raw materials and favor local development for all of our clothes, including t-shirts, custom dri fit shirts, sweaters, shirts, pants and jeans,” explain the owners Workshop Murri.
In this period of a pandemic, they have developed a special collection titled Stories of containment, reproducing drawings by the illustrator Youloune moments experienced during this strange spring. A project with social significance, since 8% of the sales will be donated to the Foundation The missing Link comes to the aid of women in difficulty.
In addition to its collections of clothing, Shop Murri offers a selection of household items, ceramic, jewelry and socks created by artisans here.
A coffee shop that can make a difference for Moisson Montreal
Coffee Hit is a trustee of cafes. He acts as an intermediary between the lovers of the famous black liquid, and artisan coffee roasters. Its products are distributed in points of sale across the province and are sold on its online store. The company offers a collection of five cafés Touched roasted in Montréal, in the classic version or certified organic and fair-trade, and the cafes Ricardo. In addition, it offers a selection of products for lovers of coffee (cup warmer, émulsionneurs, etc).
In this time of containment and distancing, the coffee roaster has launched its new coffee shop “head-to-head” with 10% of the sales are donated to Moisson Montréal. One way to make a positive difference in the community with a local product.
Coffee Hit book anywhere in Quebec.
Lettuce well here
Products Attitude Fresh, these mixes of baby greens, pre-washed, are packaged and grown (in season) at Sherrington, in Montérégie, by Vegpro International. They can be found in most major grocery store chains. The brand also includes kits of salad, family size and individual, very practical for busy people who want to eat well. The company, which was founded in 1998 by Peter and John Van Winden, Dutch of origin, also produces a wide variety of vegetables on its own land in Quebec, Florida and British Columbia, which allows him to provide fresh produce all year round to its customers.
Be equipped for the game of golf at competitive prices
No need to spend big bucks to outfit for the golf. The online retailer Golf Avenue offers a wide selection of new or used items in most of the major brands : golf clubs and balls, bags and trolleys textbooks, clothing and accessories, the inventory includes more than 50 000 items. The sticks used are photographed from different angles before it can be displayed in the shop online. Consumers thus have no surprises on the condition of their equipment once it is delivered to the house. The return policy is 30 days for the poles, clothing, and golf shoes. The retailer has implemented a protocol for health rigorous to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Thus, returned items are put aside for a period of 72 hours before being inspected and placed on sale.
► Buying local has become a priority to ensure the survival of our businesses here because of the crisis of the COVID-19. You have a product or a service local in quebec ?