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Double Handled French Market Basket, Medina Mercantile
Sturdy & flexible, simple & chic this one is perfect at beach, as a tote-all for new Mothers, or at the Farmers' Market! Personally, I love to use mine foraging.
French Utility Soap, Multi-Purpose Soap
Dishes? Laundry? Dry Hands? this multi-tasking soap can be used for EVERYTHING!
Keep a cube next to your sink to wash your dishes [simply wet a dish-brush & rub in a circular motion on top of the block to load it,] or grate it to use in the laundry! An amazing hand soap, it is equally fabulous as a full body cleanser in the shower. Our soap is 100% natural & chemical free, so it is safe to use in streams or lakes when camping. Zero waste. Zero fuss. Luxurious & effective.
What's the difference between the PINK & the GREEN? The pink is colored with finely milled pink French clay to boost cleansing efficacy. The green has zeolite clay added, which is a bit grittier, giving a slight 'scrubbiness' to the green cubes.
ECO-Conscious Laundry Set
We have paired these two BFFs together in our Eco-Conscious Laundry Sets, making it absolutely painless to have a laundry room that is Beautiful AND Responsible.
Did you know that just one ounce of our French Utility Soap makes a full 32 ounces of amazing laundry detergent? No nasty plastic bottle that could double as a sharps-container! No nasty chemical ingredients! No waste at all! Even better, it is just as effective as the traditional store bought stuff. Pair that with some of these gorgeous organic wool dryer-balls to really kick your laundry room into energy-saving, ECO-conscious mode! These gorgeous, jewel-toned, over-sized wool balls not only kill static & leave your clothes fluffier & less wrinkled, they can cut the drying time of a load by 25%! Plus, you use them over & over -- each ball can be used for up to 1,000 loads.
Handwoven Laundry & Storage Baskets, Medina Mercantile
These over-sized French market baskets are perfect for laundry or storage around the house. Hand-woven from date palm leaves, with thick, short leather handles. Woven for lightness, strength and flexibility, The look of a market basket, only supersized! The XL is 18" high, 24" across, while the LG is 14" high, 21" across, though sizes vary slightly as items are hand woven. Large baskets are double woven to ensure extra-strength & durability. The flat bottom means the baskets can stand upright on their own, while the two sets of sturdy leather handles let you tote it around to get where you’re going with ease. Sturdy & flexible, simple & chic. Leather handles are untreated & will develop a lovely patina with use.
From Medina Mercantile, a long running family business, primarily imports hand woven eco-friendly woven baskets from Morocco & Ghana, sourcing their pieces from independent artisans, using traditional & sustainable techniques & materials.
Grated French Utility Soap, For Laundry
Instructions on the packet; see our blog post for more details & uses.
Jumbo, Organic Wool Dryer Balls
Natural Dryer Ball Essential Oil Blends
The perfect accompaniment to our wool dryer balls! Simply add a drop or two to each dryer ball, allow oil to dry, and place in the dryer for wonderfully scented laundry. Each .5 fluid oz bottle of dryer ball scent contains 100% pure, undiluted essential oil. The childproof glass amber bottle comes with a dropper cap to make disbursing the oil easy. This product may also be used in diffusers. This product can only be shipped within the contiguous United States. Blended by Nutmeg Naturals.
Fair-Trade Bibigo Storage Baskets
These baskets are designed & hand woven in the Bolgatanga Region of northern Ghana by traditional basket weavers. Various sizes & color combinations. Sure to spruce up any space, they are great for toys, blankets, holding your knitting or your favorite indoor greenery.
L - Height - 11"-12" Diameter - 16"-18".
M - Height - 10"-11" Diameter - 13"-14".
S - Height - 7"-8" Diameter - 10"-12".
A wonderful combination of contemporary style & time-honored techniques passed down from generation to generation. Baskets are Fair Trade items; each purchase helps provide the farmers & weavers in the region with a sustainable way of living through small-scale production, fair wages, while keeping traditional craft & artistry alive.
Traditional Handwoven Storage Baskets, Medina Mercantile
These traditional, handwoven bowl-style baskets are so handy around the house- store onions & potatoes for months at a time, fill with fruit or tea for an attractive display in the kitchen, or rolled up towels in the bathroom. Lovely covers for houseplants too! Available in three sizes, which nest completely. Simple, sturdy & elegant.
Sizes are averages - large 10h x 10 dia; medium 8h x 8 dia & small 6h x 6 dia. From Medina Mercantile, a long running family business, primarily imports hand woven eco-friendly woven baskets from Morocco & Ghana, sourcing their pieces from independent artisans, using traditional & sustainable techniques & materials.
LTD Edition FALL Patterned WetIt Reusable Cleaning Cloths
Meet the eco-friendly Swedish cleaning secret! Made from a tried & true fabric invented in Sweden in the 1940s, they are a perfect blend of high grade cotton & plant-based cellulose. Wet-it cloths are incredibly absorbent & bio-degradable, functioning like reusable paper towels that far outperform any sponges, paper towels, or microfiber cloths, & helping you to easily eliminate or reduce your household waste. Efficient, reusable, fabulous!
Medina Mercantile Sisal-Handled Storage Baskets
These are great, flexible baskets! Perfect for either market or storage at home. Beautiful sisal woven handles. Hand-woven from date palm leaves, making it strong & light. Carry it in hand or set it down & watch as its flat bottom keeps it standing on its own.
From Medina Mercantile, a long running family business, primarily imports hand woven eco-friendly woven baskets from Morocco & Ghana, sourcing their pieces from independent artisans, using traditional & sustainable techniques & materials. Measures: Approximately 11"h x 21"w.
Deluxe ECO-Conscious Laundry Set With Jar
This set features 3 of our jumbo wool dryer-balls*, a packet of our Grated Utility Soap, & a Half-Gallon sized Mason jar to make & store your detergent in. This Mason jar will hold 2 batches of Laundry soap at once. These make fabulous & ECO-conscious gifts. The dryer balls are organic & color-fast -- & pretty enough to give as a gift! The packet of grated soap will make 32 ounces of laundry detergent with NO PLASTIC BOTTLE!