The basics of Fairtrade are clear. Its a simple, independently verified, system to make sure growers of the most important harvests in the world are paid for fairly.
But it is also about sustainability, caring for the environment and lots more. Check out the official Fairtrade website for your own country to learn more. In Ireland its here. In the UK its here. In the USA its here. For other countries you'll find it here
There are so many people like you and me doing so much, we thought it would be good to bring as much of that creativity, enthusiasm and practical action together. So you can join our mailing list or check out the various twitterers, facebook groups and websites under the heading 'Fairtrade'.
The following are some of our favourite organisations:-