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Here you will find our various musings about the world of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumerism, along with general information about our company, suppliers and products.

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    Thursday, 31 May 2018  |  Joanna
    Who picked my tea?

    Tea plantations in Assam are some of the harshest workplaces in the world. Indentured labour, long hours, poor living conditions and no healthcare make this a truly harsh environment for the people who pick your daily brew.

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    Friday, 27 April 2018  |  Joanna
    Who made your: Winter Woolies

    Fashion Revolution Week helps showcase the fashion companies which are sourcing their goods ethically.

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    Thursday, 26 April 2018  |  Joanna
    Who made your: Bamboo Socks?

    Fashion Revolution Week seeks to raise awareness of how, where and by whom our clothes are made.

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    Wednesday, 25 April 2018  |  Joanna
    Who made your: purses?

    Fashion Revolution Week runs from 23-29 April and commemorates the deaths of 1,134 garment workers in the Rana Plaza factory collapse.

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    Tuesday, 24 April 2018  |  Joanna
    Who made your: Brass earrings?

    Fashion Revolution Week commemorates the deaths of 1,134 workers in the Rana Plaza factory collapse in 2013.

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    Monday, 23 April 2018  |  Joanna
    Who made your: handbags?

    Fashion Revolution Week commemorates the deaths of 1,134 workers in the Rana Plaza factory collapse in 2013.

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    Wednesday, 11 April 2018  |  Joanna
    Sustainable Development Goals

    York Fair Trade Forum hosted an event with York Central MP Rachael Maskell. She had some very interesting advice for us. Find out more. .

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    Friday, 9 March 2018  |  Joanna
    Fairtrade Fortnight event

    Joanna was interviewed by That's York TV at the York Fair Trade Forum Breakfast event celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight 2018.

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    Tuesday, 27 February 2018  |  Joanna
    Fairtrade chocolate

    All products which bear the Fairtrade mark have been traded at a set price - enough to cover the cost of production and a bit more. But they also attract an additional 10% Fairtrade premium, which is used for community projects. We look at how these projects change lives.

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    Monday, 26 February 2018  |  Joanna
    Come On In To Fairtrade Fortnight

    Fairtrade Fortnight runs from Monday 26 February to Sunday 11 March and this year's theme is "Come On In"

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