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Ey Up Richard

Ey Up Richard

No doubt if you have paid a visit to the shop you have met our lovely apprentice Richard! We thought we’d help you to get to know him a little better by asking him a few questions… How did you start working at Good Taste? I’ve known Jenny and Rob most of my life, so…
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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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Say Hello to Jenny

Say Hello to Jenny

Say Hello to Jenny How long have you been aware of fair trade? I’ve been aware of fair-trade products for many years and have been really pleased to see how they have developed and improved. About 18 years ago I started selling fair-trade crafts from home, and quickly became passionate about fair-trade as a way…
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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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TASTE Latrines and WASH Workshop

TASTE Latrines and WASH Workshop TASTE Latrines and WASH Workshop – Back in June we posted our TASTE Update Blog, which informed you of the news that TASTE had completed their project to repair two boreholes for a village community in the Plateau State of Nigeria. This project was funded by a £5000 donation by us from…
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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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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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