Awarded Fairtrade Borough status in 2010, and last renewed in 2018, we’re a proud supporter of the campaign which ensures farmers and workers from the developing world are treated fairly.
What is Fairtrade?
Fairtrade is a system of certification that aims to ensure a set of standards are met in the production and supply of a product or ingredient. For farmers and workers, Fairtrade means workers’ rights, safer working conditions and fairer pay. For shoppers it means high quality, ethically produced products
Find out more here: https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/
For two weeks each year at the end of February and start of March, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to share the stories of the people who grow our food and drinks, mine our gold and who grow the cotton in our clothes, people who are often exploited and underpaid.