A busy fair trade Christmas!

We’ve certainly been kept busy at Fair Do’s the last few weeks! Our Christmas build-up began with our stall at the Cardiff Christmas Market in the City Centre. This was a first for Fair Do’s and made possible for us by Business Wales, to whom we are very grateful! The stall was a great success, (despite some horrible weather conditions!) and we were able to meet many people who were new to Fair Do&#
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Job Opportunity at Fair Trade Wales

There is an exciting job opportunity at Fair Trade Wales. They are advertising for a new Programme Manager and you can read more about the application process on their website here. Elen of Fair Trade Wales says, “I hope that this unique and exciting opportunity will attract a new face to the sector as we take the fair trade nation campaign to a new dimension.”
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Delicious Fairtrade Recipes!

We recently posted a recipe to our Facebook page that got a good reaction from many of you so we thought we should share more ideas for what you can do with our delicious fairtrade foods! Traidcraft have kindly sent out a round-up of lots of recipes they used on their recent roadshow and here is one of our favourites: Dark Chocolate Spread Make your own delicious spread for toast using a few Traidcraft ingredients in
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Schools work round-up

This week, we have a guest blogger for you – our schools worker Sarah Lart. We hope you enjoy reading about some of the work she has been involved in during the last academic year. ~ Being Fair Do’s Schools worker is a very rewarding job. There is plenty of variety and lots of fun, and sometimes chocolate! We have over 120 school contacts all over SE Wales. I don’t like to overload their inboxes so I usually se
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Organic September!

Did you know that September is a month to celebrate all things Organic?? A month of awareness and promotion by the Soil Association, Organic September is a time to prioritise organic products. Here at Fair Do’s we sell lots of organic products, including the quinoa packs pictured above. We stock quinoa to be cooked at home, as well as ready-to-eat packs and new to us – baby and kids’ quinoa meals! I
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Tiniest customer

We have such a beautiful range of baby toys and clothes at Fair Do’s but one particular item recently turned out to be the perfect gift for a tiny little fair trader.   The toy in question is this gorgeous little crochet doll. Not only does its skin tone match our little customer’s, but its brand name – Pebble – is what this gorgeous boy was referred to as before he was even born! His mum
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Fair Trade pampering

We love to see Fair Do’s products being used for all kinds of events and celebrations! We were recently sent these pictures by a friend of Fair Do’s who had organised an afternoon tea and pamper session for her sister’s hen party. We love the choices of food and drink (those Mais Flips are a particular favourite of mine!) and of course the luxurious lemongrass foot soak! We hope the hen herself had
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Meet Sheleagh!

As you may have already seen on our news page here, or on our social media pages, we have a new staff member! Sheleagh replaces Alison as a regular Saturday staff member and we are very excited that she has joined our team! We thought you might like to get to know Sheleagh a bit more so we put a few questions to her! Hello Sheleagh, we know that you have long been a customer of Fair Do’s before applying for the
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Glorious Food

We love good food! And at Fair Do’s, the food doesn’t just taste good – it IS good! Everything you buy from us is fair trade and ethically-produced so it’s good for the workers, and for our taste buds. We’ve recently been adding lots of new tasty products to our stock including delicious mustards, hot sauces and dried fruit. My husband and I recently hosted a little tasting evening at Fa
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