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TASTE project update

TASTE Project Update

Money turns to water   TASTE Project Update In April we were delighted to announce we had been able to donate £5000 from our first year’s profits to TASTE (Transfer of Appropriate Sustainable Technology & Expertise) and we have now had notification that the money is already being spent. It was earmarked to help a village…
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Father's Day Gift Inspiration

Father’s Day Gift Inspiration

Father’s Day Gift Inspiration  Stuck for ideas?   Men! Dads! – What kind of gift do you get for one? Something practical? Something chocolatey? Why not treat your dad with great fairly traded gift. Perfect for him and perfect for the artisans who made the products. That is because those artisans are paid a fair price and…
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leave the office early

Leave the office early day – June 2nd

Leave the office early day – June 2nd Author: Richard Smith Employees have the opportunity to go home sooner on ‘Leave the office early day’. By increasing their own effectiveness and efficiency within their place of work. This day was created by Laura Stack, a workplace productivity specialist. Its aim is to maximise production with an incentive, creating…
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BAFTS blog June 2016

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

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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April blog post taste charity

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

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

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 february blog post

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.…
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