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Spotlight On VENT For Change

Children all over the world lack access to proper education or basic learning tools. In some schools, large groups of children are forced to share exercise books, pens and pencils – as there aren’t enough to go around. Many children cannot attend school at all, because they are fleeing the devastation of war. We must raise […]

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Spotlight On Traidcraft

World Fair Trade Day is a worldwide annual celebration that raises awareness on alternative solutions to the planet’s economic and ecological challenges. This year it will be held on the 14th May. We have decided to celebrate this event by highlighting one of our favourite fair trade organisations. So here is a little introduction to Traidcraft. […]

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Fair Trade Gifts for Mother’s Day

There’s something so lovely about March, it’s one of my favourite times of year. Finally feeling a bit of sunshine and warmth after months of feeling cold, the clocks go forward, there are baby lambs skipping about and we have Easter (and all its bank holidays!) to look forward to! It’s also a great time […]

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Cosy Winterwear To Keep You Warm

It’s pretty chilly out there. I hate the winter season for the cold and wet weather. I always get a persistent runny nose around this time, and the cold air affects my sensitive skin as well. It can be really hard to get out of bed in the morning when its still dark outside, and […]

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Christmas Gift Hamper Guide

Everybody loves a hamper! Who wouldn’t like to receive a gift box full of luxurious Fairtrade, handmade, and sustainable products? It’s like a hug in a box. If you’re running out of ideas for your family’s Christmas presents, try one of our beautiful hampers. Your shopping troubles end here. We’ve got something for every member […]

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Spotlight on Fair Grounds Jewellery

Overview This stunning jewellery is created by a small women’s cooperative of rural artisans, living in a village near to Taxco, Mexico. Most of the women are able to work close to home in small workshops and do not have to travel to street markets to sell their products. Skills passed down from generation to […]

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Cleaning Products That Don’t Cost The Earth

Changing our habits – even in a small way – can have a great impact on our fight against climate change and rising plastic pollution. One way of doing this can be with our cleaning products, where there is a range of opportunities for better practice. As the technology develops and investment increases, sustainable products […]

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Show Mum some love!

Mothering Sunday is just around the corner!  Make your gift a fair trade one and show love not just to your mum, but also to mothers around the world!   We’ve selected our pick of the best gifts for Mother’s Day, to suit all tastes and budgets! Dalit Candles The beautiful candles from Dalit are handmade […]

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The Ultimate Fairtrade Gift Guide

As a society, we are becoming more and more aware of the impact of what we buy has on our world. This Christmas we want to encourage you to think carefully about every purchase you make. By shopping more thoughtfully, and not panic buying, we can choose gifts that do not have a negative impact […]

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Fair Trade Stocking Fillers!

Here are our top 10 Christmas gifts under £5 – perfect for stocking fillers or little ‘extras’ under the tree. Or why not combine a selection and make a fair trade hamper? 1. Bamboo Socks – £4.95 Our famously soft bamboo socks might actually be the best stocking filler ever! Everyone needs a new pair […]