Fairtrade means producers in the developing world get paid a fair and stable price for their produce. Think coffee, tea, sugar, chocolate, wine and cotton and add whole range of other products and you will find that many of our everyday commodities have been sourced from all over the world.
Fairtrade campaigners have been active in Mossley for several years. The Fairtrade Teddy Bear’s Picnic and Ready, Steady, Cook for Change were popular events. In 2008 things moved up a gear with the Fairtrade Taster Stall on Mossley Farmers’ Market. This was a great success with good interest from shoppers and traders. Fairtrade Tasters were