Posts in Category: Seasonal


Why ‘White Friday’?

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Despite only arriving in the UK two years ago, Black Friday has already become synonymous with both bargain price electricals and scenes of chaos and disorder. Here at Just Fair Trade we also have a sneaking suspicion that this new shopping phenomenon is compounding a situation in which consumers don’t really understand the value of… Read more »

Christmas 2015: The return of the toy shop

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For the third consecutive year, Just Fair Trade has opened a pop-up toy shop in St Martin’s Square! Designed to showcase the very best in ethically produced children’s toys, the toy shop offers handcrafted wooden and fabric toys and puzzles made by artisans in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh where the income provided by steady, dignified employment… Read more »

Chocolate Christmas Cake

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For a delicious alternative to a traditional cake for all those chocoholics, try this mouth-watering chocolate Christmas cake! Ingredients 250g butter 170ml water 150g fair trade unrefined muscovado sugar A good glug of brandy (use extra water or orange juice if preferred) 1kg fair trade mixed dried fruit 40g glace ginger, finely minced 65g fair trade cocoa powder 1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda 1tbsp treacle… Read more »

Lion Father Lion Son Father’s Day card

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This beautiful handmade card is one of four produced by Cards From Africa to celebrate Father’s Day. They say: At Cards from Africa, we make all of our handmade paper from discarded scraps that would otherwise be destined to burn. Not only is this environmentally friendly, it also ensures that we have a large range… Read more »