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Curiosity #3

Dumfries and Galloway: “secret Scotland”. Where we just spent a relaxing week. Walking Forestry Commission trails, watching midnight skies gradually darken (was that the I.S.S. we saw?), visiting gardens, beaches, driving woodland trails, dipping shoeless feet into the cool waters of Kirroughtree’s Otter Pool and a hot day spent on a trip to Belfast. 399 more words


Fabulously Fairtrade

‘Nobody wants to buy something that was made by exploiting somebody else’

Jerry Greenfield (Ben and Jerry’s Co-Founder)

Fairtrade and what it stands for is really important to us at St Martins in the Bull Ring. 424 more words


Swaziland’s handmade revolution

We were leaving Swaziland – enchanted, after a mere two days by the rippling granite hills, the soft light, the weekend languor of the place. Before heading to the border, we stopped at the Ngwenya Glass Complex. 2,270 more words


When is a Bag More Than Just a Bag? Hand Woven Bags from ZINK

Handbags are one of those things that you can never really have too many of.  You can have different ones depending on the season, the outfit, the occasion.  548 more words


Foody Bags

Thanks to a cute friend’s share, I was able to find out about this project. A group of graduate students came together and  formed eco friendly leather to use in fashion industry. 141 more words


Buy Fair Trade

What qualifies as Fair Trade?

According to fairtradeusa a company must purchase products from certified farms and organisations, pay premiums at Fair Trade prices, provide safe and healthy working conditions, meet social and economic standards, promote business growth, maintain complete transparency, and have sustainable practices to protect the environment. 167 more words


Searching for Evil - Camila Ochoa Mendoza

On the 13th of June we visited Winchester Farm in Karen, Nairobi, a FairTrade flower farm which exports roses across the world, with The Netherlands as their main buyer. 1,013 more words

Field Course