Had a brilliant time doing the tasting for Kirklees Council!
Some REAL enthusiasm and great ideas were generated. Hoping very much to build on our successes here....
The Coffee (ground) was delicious, the tea was most impressive....we had to try and hide the chocolate in the end! And the rice? Well. Put it this way - who would have thought that AFRICAN rice is far superior to Asian rice? Sorry - but that is how we feel about it - you can make ANYTHING out of this rice - it…Continue
A good little snippet from the radio today on whether the above retail names are upto BAD STUFF (or not) in Cambodia.
Have a listen. Its only a few minutes. See what you think. Don't be shy about telling us your views. Please remember that this is a forum and a blog for DISCUSSION and that none of us consider ourselves to be experts and that we are ALL learning together. …Continue
Added by christina longden on February 8, 2012 at 16:59 — No Comments
Late in 2011, I was in Kenya visiting one of the coffee farmer cooperatives that we work with in the Lorna Young Foundation. Whilst I was there, I was introduced to two groups of young people who had really embraced the concept of enterprise and co-operation.
In a rural part of central Kenya, about 2 hours…Continue
As Fairtrade reaches 25 years, there are growing questions about its future, its relevance and the direction in which it is heading. This article in the Guardian provides an overview of the issues and invites readers to submit views. Tell us what you think.…Continue
Added by Ian Agnew on February 1, 2012 at 22:30 — No Comments