Archive for August, 2011

Shared Earth

Shared EarthShared Earth is a York based retailer and wholesaler of handmade and eco-friendly Fair Trade gifts. Their shop in York is close to the Minster at Minster Gates.

Shared Earth sells a wide range of unique and beautiful jewellery, accessories, homeware, stationery and kids products. More details at

On the website you will also find much more information about Shared Earth’s Fair Trade and environmental policies, and its producers. Shared Earth’s aim is to improve the livelihoods of disadvantaged people in developing countries, benefiting local community projects and keeping alive traditional skills that would otherwise be lost.

Posted on August 6th, 2011 by jess

fair trader

fair trader is a Community Co-operative founded by members of the Holme Valley Fairtrade Support Group. The co-operative is owned solely by its members, a growing community of over 500 of like-minded investors, of which you can be a part! Harriet Lamb of the Fairtrade Foundation has joined us.

fair trader, formerly known as the Fair Traders Cooperative, helps small developing world suppliers & local businesses and encourages ethical consumerism. We are an international community of consumers, suppliers, producers & other institutions cooperating to support the development of fair & ethical trading. Every product we sell has undergone our own Sustainability Assessment in terms of its environmental, social, & economic impact, a promise unique to our business. We want our customers to be aware of the positive impacts their purchases can make across the supply chain.

We have a shop in Holmfirth, closed on Mondays; more information about fair trader, including product offers and events, can be found there or at

Sophie Bebb

Posted on August 6th, 2011 by jess