Essential Foods & Fairtrade Fortnight

January 30, 2013 by  
Filed under Events, Fair Trade, Food & Drink, Organic Fortnight

  Fairtrade Fortnight is taking place from February 25 – March 10 2013. Events are being held all over the UK that will include anything from Fairtrade cotton fashion shows to Fairtrade wine tasting.

UK Steps up for Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

March 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Fair Trade, Featured Posts

This week all across the UK people have been taking steps in their thousands, steps to make trade work for those who are getting a rough deal from international trade. As we come to the end of Fairtrade Fortnight we’re already well on our way to reaching our target of 1.5 million steps by the […]

Guest Post: Take A Step for Fairtrade in 2012. What Will Yours Be?

February 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Fair Trade, Featured Posts, Guest Posts

This year we are challenging the UK to take 1.5 million steps for Fairtrade in 2012.  A step could be small – like swapping your tea to Fairtrade, or big – like organising an event.  Why 1.5 million steps? Because that’s one for every famer and worker we aim to support in 2012. Why should […]

Bristol Health Food Store Supports Fairtrade Fortnight

February 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Fair Trade, Food & Drink

Leading UK wholefood suppliers, Essential Trading and fairtrade producer Zaytoun are supporting Fairtrade Fortnight, this year to be held between 27th February and 11th March.

Dr. Bronner’s Fairtrade Fortnight

February 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Fair Trade, Health, Nutrition & Beauty, Lifestyle, Soaps

So by changing to Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps you could be taking your first Fairtrade step and having an impact on life-changing projects in developing countries.

Fairtrade Vending Machines

March 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Food & Drink, Top Picks

If you are office based and have been thinking what can you do to make your office more fair trade friendly?  Then have a look at these fantastic fairtrade vending machines! have a comprehensive range of machines to suit most office/venues requirements.  Whether you are looking for hot/cold drinks, snack or meals that you […]

Fair Trade Goodies from Nigel’s Eco Store

We love Nigel’s Eco Store here at TGF, they have a wonderful range of products for the whole family.  So we had a look at what fair trade goodies they have in stock, whilst we are celebrating Fair Trade Fortnight. Have a look below and see our favourites! Recycled Apron – available in four colours […]

Fair Trade Fortnight Spotlight: Only Fair!

February 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Family, Featured Posts, Gifts

Today I thought I would highlight a few fair trade goodies from the cool online store Only Fair. For the children, to keep them occupied why not buy them this lovely Turquoise Beading kit, which at £3.95 is a bargain for keeping them entertained on a wet afternoon. If you have not yet bought your […]

African Geometric Print Bag

February 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Gifts, Grown Ups, Top Picks

Todays fairtrade fortnight offering is from Traidcraft. A stunning looking African Geometric Print Bag, that has the print on one side, but plain on the reverse.  It has velcro fastening, lining and 1 open pocket.  It is fairly traded from Tanzania.  Price is £18.

Fairtrade Rugby Ball

February 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Gifts, Top Picks

For the next couple of weeks we will be featuring a fairtrade post a day in recognition of fairtrade fortnight. The fairtrade rugby ball is a full size pro rugby ball, made from hand sewn rubber with outside grain.  It also features the fairtrade logo on the outside.  This would make a great gift for […]

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