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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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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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Chocolate Easter Nests

Fair Trade Chocolate Easter Nests

With the school holidays in full swing I’m looking for activities to occupy my three children. They all love baking, especially things like chocolate Easter nests, but it can be tricky to bake with all three of them at once in my tiny kitchen! I’m a big fan of ‘no-bake’ baking that can be done at…
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Fairtrade Fruity Flapjack

Fairtrade Fruity Flapjack

Fairtrade Fruity Flapjack Delicious Fairtrade Fruity Flapjack is perfect for parties. Easy to make and always goes down a treat! This recipe is great because it combines multiple Fairtrade ingredients plus can be adapted to be vegan (by using Vegan Marg) and also gluten-free (by using gluten-free oats). Enjoy!   Ingredients: 175g butter or margarine 100g Fairtrade demerara…
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Fair trading Year 2 Cheque Dan Walker

Two Years of Fair Trading

On Tuesday we celebrated two years of fair trading with an evening with Ben Udejiofo and Dan Walker from TASTE where we presented them with this years profits – an amazing £5600!! Ben told us his exciting plans for our profits, his project this year is to provide a school in Nigeria, whose water is currently…
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Meet Chloe our French Intern

Meet Chloe Our French Intern

Meet Chloé Our French Intern Over the past 8 weeks Chloé has worked as an intern with us. It has been a lovely experience getting to know Chloé and to show her the Sheffield way of life. We wish Chloé the best of luck with the rest of her studies. Now let’s meet Chloé our French intern. Where…
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Breaking the Silence on Modern Day Slavery

Breaking the Silence on Modern Day Slavery

On Tuesday evening I went to watch the SheFest screening of SOLD at the showroom cinema. The film, which is based on true stories, follows the journey of Lakshmi a young girl who is trafficked from rural Nepal to a brothel named “Happiness House” in Kolkata, India. The film is by no means an easy…
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Everyday in Lent

Fair trade: Everyday in Lent (Part One)

Fair trade: Everyday in Lent Part One Today is the first day of lent. You may have already, like me, decided to give up treats for the next forty days. Or you might be taking up something fabulous like the 40Acts challenge. Or perhaps giving or taking things up for Lent is not even on…
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