Each year the Fairtrade Foundation (and other organisations) invite Fairtrade farmers and workers to visit UK schools, businesses and supporters as part of the Fairtrade Fortnight campaign. Adam Gardner shares his reflections after saying goodbye to this year’s visitors.
Over the past few weeks, campaigner groups up and down the country have been donning banana suits, whipping up cake sales and getting creative for Fairtrade Fortnight.
The Commonwealth has largely dropped out of our collective consciousness as a body of influence and prestige, with many regarding it as historically compromised or associated with a contested vision of post-Brexit ‘Global Britain’.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Fairtrade Gold Design Awards, we are delighted to announce that submissions are now open for this year’s competition.
It’s been really exciting to see the progress made by Fairtrade Gold since its launch in 2011. In 2015, for example, year on year volume sales were up more than 400%.
Would you campaign for fair pay for farmers in the developing world?
The Fairtrade Foundation petitions the UK government for fair trade across the globe.
The launch of the Suffolk Association of Fairtrade Towns this summer is a much needed boost for poor farming communities around the world.
Change is blowing through cafes and supermarket shelves around the UK – on the back of the green tea leaf. As the 'grassy' beverage has a moment, we round up five things that make the UK’s first Fairtrade green tea so special.
As millions of people across 71 countries are this week asking brands #whomademyclothes, the UK-based brand People Tree are introducing some of the people behind their Fair Trade tees, dresses and jumpers.
Kady is one of West Africa’s 10 million cotton farmers. She and her family grow their own food, but their cash comes from growing cotton.