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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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! www.fairtradevending.co.uk 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]