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What is World Fair Trade Day 2023 – and when is it?

2023-05-26T15:09:04+01:00

World Fair Trade Day is on Saturday 13th May, 2023. It is a global campaign for the Fair Trade Movement and will involve connecting Fair Trade producers in the developing world with consumers in the "western world" and is endorsed by the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) which was created in 2004 to maintain liveable [...]

What is World Fair Trade Day 2023 – and when is it?2023-05-26T15:09:04+01:00

The FAIR Trade Store is 14 years old!

2023-04-25T18:31:11+01:00

The FAIR Trade Store is 14 years old! Yes, I have been trading as The FAIR Trade Store in Southport since February 2009. My business has always been dedicated to bringing you quality, handmade Fair Trade products from around the developing world. In that time, I have served many regular, satisfied customers throughout the UK [...]

The FAIR Trade Store is 14 years old!2023-04-25T18:31:11+01:00

What exactly is Fairtrade Fortnight and when is it in 2023?

2023-04-25T12:30:08+01:00

Fairtrade Fortnight runs every year for two weeks. Its aim is to transform the farming industry and to ensure that farmers and workers in the developing world get a fair deal for the crops they grow. Fairtrade Fortnight brings together consumers, retailers, licensees, businesses, producers and campaigners nationwide to promote awareness and sales of Fairtrade [...]

What exactly is Fairtrade Fortnight and when is it in 2023?2023-04-25T12:30:08+01:00

What exactly is the BAFTS Fair Trade Network UK?

2023-12-21T13:39:17+00:00

Okay, so you may have heard about BAFTS, but what exactly is the BAFTS Fair Trade Network UK? Put simply, it is a network of independent shops and suppliers dedicated to promoting Fair Trade retail in the UK. This group of retailers, importers and wholesalers are independent. But unite in a core purpose which is [...]

What exactly is the BAFTS Fair Trade Network UK?2023-12-21T13:39:17+00:00

Free The FAIR Trade Store Website with Google Business Profile

2023-04-24T12:35:07+01:00

Just a quick "heads up". Did you know that by getting your business listed on Google Business Profile and Google Maps, you are offered the chance to create a free Google Website? To quote Google.... "Google Business Profile is a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses and organisations to manage their online presence across Google, [...]

Free The FAIR Trade Store Website with Google Business Profile2023-04-24T12:35:07+01:00

Southport International Festival – Sunday 1st September, 2013

2023-04-25T12:32:35+01:00

SOUTHPORT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL As a celebration of Southport's growing international character, there will be an International Flags Parade through the centre of the town at 1pm on Sunday 1st September, 2013, followed by a short presentation by civic dignitaries of Sefton. Friends embrace Then, throughout the afternoon, there will be a family festival [...]

Southport International Festival – Sunday 1st September, 20132023-04-25T12:32:35+01:00

What and When is International Women’s Day?

2023-04-25T12:31:06+01:00

International Women's Day is on the 8th March and will be marks the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. IWD has [...]

What and When is International Women’s Day?2023-04-25T12:31:06+01:00

Women and Children’s Lives Being Saved by Sreepur Village Charity, Bangladesh

2023-04-25T09:53:46+01:00

It's true. Women and children's lives are being saved and transformed in Sreepur Village, Bangladesh, by a UK-based charity project that The FAIR Trade Store has come into contact with. 'Sreepur Village, Bangladesh'  funds and oversees 'Shishu Polli Plus' (translated as Childrens Village Plus) a small non-religious, non-political organisation based in Sreepur, rural Bangladesh. [...]

Women and Children’s Lives Being Saved by Sreepur Village Charity, Bangladesh2023-04-25T09:53:46+01:00

Flush away poverty with Toilet Twinning

2023-04-25T09:55:02+01:00

Toilet Twinning is a new and unique way of supporting people for whom good, clean, safe sanitation is a luxury - not a given. Here's a great quote... "Toilets, taps and training – a lifesaving trio. We are flushing away poverty, one toilet at a time." THE FACTS Everyday, 1.7 billion people don't have somewhere [...]

Flush away poverty with Toilet Twinning2023-04-25T09:55:02+01:00

What is Fair Trade? Five top Fair Trade facts to answer that question

2023-04-25T09:58:29+01:00

This is a question I get asked constantly - "what exactly is Fair Trade?" And it's a good one, too. The World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO) lays out a number of standards that Fair Trade groups and businesses must follow in their day-to-day work and carries out monitoring to ensure these principles are upheld. [...]

What is Fair Trade? Five top Fair Trade facts to answer that question2023-04-25T09:58:29+01:00
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