Monday, 10 July 2017 | Joanna
Sainsbury's decision to move away from Fairtrade certified tea to their own "Fairly Traded" model has caused confusion and anger. What are the issues?
Monday, 27 March 2017 | Joanna
Thanks to all our customers who helped us raise £60 for Comic Relief.
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Joanna was lucky enough to represent York Fair Trade Forum at Westminster on Tuesday. Find out how she got on with MPs, researchers and campaigners from around the UK.Photo by Alex Rumford shows Joanna with Christopher from the Northern Ireland Fair Trade Nation campaign.
Monday, 27 February 2017 | Joanna
Fairtrade Fortnight this year has the theme of "Put Fairtrade in Your Break". Only by making fair trade a regular part of our life can we increase its impact.
Sunday, 18 December 2016 | Joanna
Many of our homewares products are made using recycled materials. Fair trade involves looking after the planet as well as the workers.
Sunday, 11 December 2016 | Joanna
Promoting the benefits of fair trade is a vital part of any fair trade supplier's work. This can be in the developed world to increase sales and awareness or in the developing world so producers realise that their customers care about fair trade.
Sunday, 4 December 2016 | Joanna
Jewellery makers receive training from our supplier Just Trade so they can make sure their designs remain popular.
Sunday, 27 November 2016 | Joanna
The supplier of our toys works really hard to ensure all workers feel like they are part of a community and that they have all the skills they need to do their job to the best of their ability.
Sunday, 20 November 2016 | Joanna
Our handbag supplier Manumit works with artisans in Vietnam who employ women and people with disabilities.
Sunday, 13 November 2016 | Joanna
We believe that children belong in school, not at work. Fair trade guarantees that parents receive a decent wage for their work which means their children don't have to work.