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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…
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Spotlight on Swaziland

We have recently started selling some beautiful products from Swaziland, and wanted to find out more about this tiny country as we seek to better understand the lives of the producers we are supporting. 80% of Swaziland’s population live in rural areas, generally working in agriculture and over half live on less that $2 a…
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Ethical Clothing Brands – Our Top Picks

We recently posted this picture on our Facebook page and it became one of the most engaged with posts we have ever posted. What does that tell us? It encourages us that our customers care about the person who made their clothes and the environmental impact clothing manufacture is having. We were asked by one…
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Earth squared bags

Fair Trade Summer Sale | Earth Squared Bags & Accessories

Earth Squared Bags & Accessories 15% off from 28th August to 1st September   It is time for our last Fair Trade Summer Sale offerings. This week we are focusing on Earth Squared and their fantastic range of bags and accessories. Earth Squared combine contemporary designs with fantastic craftsmanship. They are based in the market town of…
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Meet Kilombero farmers from Malawi

Meet Kilombero farmers from Malawi

Monday 17th September from about 3.30 – 5.30pm Kilombero farmers from Malawi are in the UK promoting their rice and other products from Malawi. We have managed to secure a place on their tour and they will be talking to students at Fir Vale school in the afternoon and then coming to the shop to meet…
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Fair trade Summer Sale | Carishea

Carishea 15% Off | 6th – 11th August   This week, only, choose from our wide selection of Carishea products and get 15% off when you purchase!     Our Fair trade Summer Sale deals are a great way to try out the products for the first time. Carishea produces natural products which nourish your skin…
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Fair trade Summer Sale | Artisans Fair Candles

Artisans Fair Candles 15% Off | 30th July – 5th August The summer has started and so has our Fair Trade Summer Sale! Each week we will have a new offer on a range of fabulous Fair Trade products.    You can enjoy 15% off all Artisans Fair candles in the first of our Fair…
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Say Welcome to Viv

A regular presence in the shop we thought it was high time we learnt a little bit more about Viv. A teacher in her past life, Viv is a welcoming and friendly addition to the shop she always has time to help you choose the perfect gift.  What is your favourite fair trade product? My favourite Fairtrade…
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The Fair Trade Guide to Teacher Gifts!

It’s nearly the summer holidays, everyone is exhausted, there seems to be some sort of sports day or summer fair every other day, and now you need to come up with a teacher gift. ARRGGHHH!!!! Don’t panic, help is at hand, we have had a browse round the shop and picked out some of our…
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Say Hello to Alison!

Alison is one of our wonderful volunteers and has been a familiar face over the last three years. As well as her friendly and welcoming nature she is also one of the shop’s best customers! She just can’t resist when we get new products in! We’ve asked her a few questions to help you to…
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