Top 10 reads on Fairtrade

From personal stories, to recipes and world economics, find out more about Fairtrade. 

 The Fair Trade Revolution The Fair Trade Revolution
Edited by John Bowes, published by Pluto Press, Feb 2011, £11.50 rrp

A lively survey of Fair Trade and the challenges facing it, written by some of the leading lights in the Fair Trade movement.

Fighting the Banana Wars Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles
by Harriet Lamb, published by Ebury, Feb 2007, £10.99 rrp

The Executive Director of the Fairtrade Foundation charts the heroic struggles of the early years to get new Fairtrade products onto supermarket shelves and the growth of the Fairtrade supporter movement.

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The Fairtrade Everyday CookbookThe Fairtrade Everyday Cookbook
Published by DK, Feb 2007, £16.99 rrp

Recipes by Fairtrade supporters using Fairtrade ingredients.

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Coffins, Cats and Fair Trade Sex Toys Coffins, Cats and Fair Trade Sex Toys
by Jeremy Piercy
Published by Quick Brown Fox Publications, Feb 2009, £8.99 rrp

Jeremy Piercy founded Shared Earth in 1986.  Find out how he got involved in fair trade, how the business grew and how fair trade is still growing today.
50 Reasons to Buy Fairtrade50 Reasons to Buy Fair Trade
by Miles Litvinoff and John Madeley
Published by Pluto Press, Jan 2007, £7.99 rrp

50 reasons why buying fair trade delivers a host of benefits to people and the planet.

A Fair FeastA Fair Feast: 70 Celebrity Recipes for a Fairer World
by Vicky Bhogal
Published by Simon and Schuster, Sept 2005, £9.99 rrp

From Jamie to Nigella, Sir Elton John to Minnie Driver, Ken Hom to Keith Floyd, celebrities come together to support Fairtrade with recipes and messages.
Fair Trade
by Alex Nicholls and Charlotte Opal
Published by SAGE, July 2005, £23.99

Looks at the strategic future for Fair Trade.
Divine Heavenly Chocolate RecipesDivine Heavenly Chocolate Recipes with a Heart
by Linda Collister
Published by Absolute Press, £19.99

Glorious chocolate cakes, sweets, puddings, and pastries to stunning savoury dishes.
Brewing Justice Brewing Justice - Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability and Survival
by Daniel Joffee
Published by Blackwell, April 2007, £12.95
The book follows the members of Michiza, a Fairtrade certified coffee co-operative in Mexico and analyses the effects and limits of Fairtrade and its place in the global economy.