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Fairtrade Fortnight 2013 Go Further!

Five Steps To Change The World – Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change the World?” Here, Elizabeth Norman from the Oxfam Youth Board answer’s:   This fair trade fortnight I want to share the five simple things I do to try and further fair trade in my own life, to help remind and inspire us all that […]

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Create A Small Holder, For A Smallholder! Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?”. Here, Traidcraft’s Community and Events Fundraiser, Abi Knowles, answers:   Traidcraft is one of the UK’s leading fair trade organisations.  We’re part business and part international development charity and we support some of the world’s poorest producers to work their own way […]

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Mighty Oaks From Little Acorns Grow – Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change the World?” This is Allison Davies‘, from Danusha Beads answer:   There’s a saying that mighty oaks from little acorns grow. I’m not sure that they have oak trees in Nepal, though there are plenty of forests. 2012 was definitely a year of growth […]

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A Visionary Fairtrade Leader – Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” This is @VisionarySoap’s answer   As the Market leader in Fairtrade Beauty, we are always looking to Go Further for Fairtrade and Change the World, and this Fairtrade Fortnight we have done just that with our brand new hand and body balm […]

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Think Global, Act Local – Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” This is our local MP Jason McCartney‘s answer:   The recent horsemeat scandal has generated a long overdue national debate about where our food actually comes from. In one of the many recent House of Commons debates on this issue I took […]

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Go Further, Go Nuts! Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked: “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” This is Harry Hill’s answer:   As a supporter of Fairtrade I’ve met smallholder peanut farmers in Malawi and cocoa farmers in Ghana and I’ve heard about the struggles they’ve been through to get a fair price for what they grow and […]

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Fairtrade Meets Climate Week – Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” and this being the start of  Climate Week 2013 we invited Sophia, the Campaign Coordinator at Climate Week for their story. Because it it together that we will change the world.   Across the UK community groups, schools, councils, businesses, hospitals and […]

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Tweeting Can, And Does, Change The World! Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” This is Fairtrade Sleuth‘s answer:   I’m not a campaigner in the traditional sense.  I’m not comfortable lobbying my MP or supermarket – it’s just not my thing.  But, for three and a half years, I have been using Twitter to let […]

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Fairtrade Towns Bring People Together and Change The World – Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” This is the chair of Kirklees Fairtrade; Julie Stewart-Turner’s response:   I suppose like many I don’t see myself as doing anything unique or special.  I think I am very lucky to Chair the Kirklees Fairtrade Forum, because they are a team […]

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Where does your coffee come from? Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” This is Damian Blackburn’s (from Grumpy Mule) answer:   The UK coffee scene is strong, filled with high street brands, unique independent cafes and roasters and a growing consumer interest in where the coffee they drink actually comes from. But the question […]

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Baking Can Change The World! Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further and Change the World?” This is Linda Anderson‘s (from Filled With Love) answer:   Baking can change the world – right?   I like to think so, but totally understand I may be in a minority here, so perhaps some explanation of that bold statement is called for! […]

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Fairtrade Yorkshire and Beyond! Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” This is Mark Dawson’s, the Coordinator of Fairtrade Yorkshire, answer:   On 18th January this year Fairtrade Yorkshire succeeded in our bid to make Yorkshire the UK’s first Fairtrade Region. It’s been a great privilege to be involved with the campaign and […]

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A Childhood Dream of Africa from Sally Reith: Fairtrade Fortnight Blog

We asked “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change the World?” This is Sally Reith’s answer: A Childhood Dream of Africa   At a young age I dreamt of changing the world.  That dream has not faded but the ways in which I see myself doing that have changed.  As a young girl […]

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Local Hero Peter Beetlestone: Fairtrade Fortnight blog

We asked: “How do you Go Further for Fairtrade and Change The World?” This is Peter Beetlestone’s answer:   I am passionate about Fairtrade. I encourage others to buy Fairtrade products, to achieve Fairtrade status and to be involved in Fairtrade events. This has led me to meet lots of interesting people who are equally […]

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