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BAFTS Membership Blog post – June 2016

BAFTS Membership – what it means to us Author: Jenny Coleman We are excited to tell you that we are now full members of BAFTS (The British Association for Fair Trade Shops & Suppliers). BAFTS brings together independent shops and suppliers who are united in their core purpose to bring about fundamental changes in the status of developing […]

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World Fair Trade Day Blog post – May 2016

World Fair Trade Day Blog post – May 2016   Author: Lucy Rogers May 14th is World Fair Trade Day.  It is a day, promoted by the World Fair Trade Organisation, to celebrate the contribution fair trade makes to fighting poverty and providing a just and ethical working environment. This year the slogan for the day […]

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TASTE charity Blog post – April 2016

Thank you from us all… Author: Jenny Coleman A profit of £5000 in our first year has exceeded all our expectations, and means we can transform the lives of 3000 people living in a village in rural central Nigeria. TASTE (Transfer of Appropriate and Sustainable Expertise) is going to use our donation to help a village […]

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Seed pod Blog post – March 2016

Seed pod blog post – March 2016 Author: Lucy Rogers One of the joys of volunteering at Good Taste – the Sheffield fair trade shop is opening the deliveries as they arrive. Over this last year our range has broadened and there has often been something new to unpack and display. In the artisan-produced fair trade market, […]

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Fairtrade fortnight breakfast event – march 5

Fairtrade fortnight breakfast event – 5th march 2016 Join us on Saturday March 5th 2016 for our ‘All Day’ Fairtrade fortnight breakfast event. We’ll be serving tea and coffee, plus other various snacks. It’s a part of Fair Trade fortnight which runs from Feb 29th to March 13th. This year’s theme is ‘Sit down for breakfast, […]

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Cards from Africa Blog post – February 2016

Cards from Africa blog post – February 2016 Author: Jenny Coleman Can a birthday card change someone’s life? The answer is a definite ‘Yes!’ when you buy a fair trade greeting card. Our very popular Cards from Africa are made in Kigali, Rwanda by young adults who have lost their parents to conflict or disease. […]