08/03/2014 4th Day of the Lenten Challenge

Unfair trade means many small scale farmers only receive a tiny proportion of the price we pay for our food. Choosing products with the fairtrade mark is one easy way to support them. Fairtrade means they can sell their crops on fairer terms and earn enough to provide for their families and invest in their futures.

Today we have committed ourselves to substituting a food item we use every day with the fairtrade equivalent.

To find out a few of the things that you can get that are fairtrade: http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/products/retail_products/default.aspx

As fairtrade fortnight comes to a close, we reflect on how Wales was the first fairtrade country in the world and CAFOD is one of the founding members that helped bring about this change.

http://fairtradewales.com/

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