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Fairtrade fabrics and support networks (My Sewing Club)

One of the reasons why I’m such a fan of Fair Trade, is the fact that it creates networks. It is all about people coming together, joining forces and linking up arms to becoming stronger. We all need such support networks. Especially in certain times of our lives when without…

Banana Bread

Fairtrade Banana cake with peanut butter frosting

So, it’s Fairtrade fortnight and as I mentioned in my last post, I decided to enter the #banananut bake-off organised by my friends at Liberation Foods. I’m not taking it too seriously or anything… but the ‘creative process’ (how fancy) has occupied my mind for the past couple of days!…

Homemade Granola

Fairtrade homemade granola

I recently read an article where Cafedirect’s new MD explained how his strategy to strengthen this Fairtrade company  included, among other things, getting the message across to consumers that Fairtrade was not an ‘act of charity’. This statement really got to me and I made me think about what we really…