Thursday, 31 May 2018 | Joanna
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.
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | Joanna
York Fair Trade Forum hosted an event with York Central MP Rachael Maskell. She had some very interesting advice for us. Find out more. .
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 | Joanna
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.
Monday, 26 February 2018 | Joanna
Fairtrade Fortnight runs from Monday 26 February to Sunday 11 March and this year's theme is "Come On In"
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 | Joanna
This Saturday 28 October Fairtrade campaigners from all over the country are taking part in a Day of Action with the message to Sainsbury's: Don't Ditch Fairtrade.
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.
1 CommentThursday, 2 March 2017 | Joanna
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.