New Mills Fairtrade

Fairtrade – good for people and good for the planet

New Mills has always cared about Fairtrade and was the first town in the High Peak to gain Fairtrade Town status. Fairtrade ensures a minimum price to protect growers but to gain the Fairtrade mark the farmers have to meet strict environmental standards. Many Fairtrade producers then go on to becoming organic farmers. Fairtrade producers …

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New Mills – A Fairtrade Town!

New Mills was the first town in the High Peak to gain Fairtrade town status back in 2006. To gain this status the original Fairtrade steering group submitted forms and evidence to show the group’s activities promoting an awareness of Fairtrade in New Mills. They detailed the involvement of the council, schools, churches and businesses …

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