Go Bananas for Fairtrade

Hello Fair and Fabulous readers, I trust you are well. If you hadn’t already heard, the 23rd of February marked the beginning of Fairtrade Fortnight! A two-week long promotional campaign organised and funded by The Fairtrade Foundation, the aim of which is to increase the awareness of Fairtrade products and producers as well as to actively encourage fairer, more ethical and sustainable trading.  The first ever Fairtrade Fortnight was launched on the 12th of February, 1997 and was directed by Barnaby Miln at the Augustine United Church of Edinburgh, Scotland. Barnaby sent a list of 85 major supermarkets in Scotland to his fellow...

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A Novice’s Spring Fair

  Hurrah! Welcome to Fair and Fabulous’ first ever blog!! If you’re here, reading this, then I’m hoping it’s because at some point in your life, you have at least wondered what fair trade is and why on earth it’s so important?? My aim is to use this space to keep you informed and up to date on local fair trade events, movements, celebrations and all things Fair and Fabulous from across the globe! With any luck, you are still reading this, so here’s a little “particle” for your perusal.. February kicked off with the Birmingham NEC Spring Fair, with exhibitors and...

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