Matlock proud to be a Fairtrade Town

¬†¬†Matlock became a Fairtrade Town in 2006. Since then the amount of Fairtrade products available in the town has grown steadily. The Fairtrade Steering group have worked hard to raise the profile of Fairtrade within the town in schools, cafes, churches, shops and the local Councils. ¬† Buy a bag with an award winning design…

What is Fairtrade

Fairtrade is a trading agreement which guarantees a minimum price to farmers that reflects their production costs. Producers also receive a Fairtrade Premium, for them to invest in community development. The Fairtrade certification process encourages producer organisations: – to continuously improve working conditions – to continuously improve product quality – to increase the environmental stability…