30 Oct '12, 5pm

@Duthac not certified but fair this explains better

I hear you Jonathan but where is the quality and sustainability of the fair trade trail. If something is good then people will pay more for it, will this always be the way for ethical reasons? What happens if its not in vogue any more? Saying “It’s a cop-out” is simply not true. I don’t want to ride any bandwagon, I want to have a relationship with a farmer who produces a quality product that my customers will pay more for so I in turn can give him more. If anything the “cop-out” would be to stock fair trade, and that’s my ethical policy then ticked. I don’t need an audit to tell you we pay well above market price, and if you question that you can ask the farmer themselves, because that’s the relationship we have. Fairtrade isn’t the only show in town when it comes to fair prices, something that’s quite often forgot. As I say in the post, there are some people who need fai...

Full article: http://www.hasblog.co.uk/i-love-fair-trade-well-kind-of

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