Your Say: buying clothes

July 7, 2016
Do you have any rules you follow when you buy clothes? “My rule would be to go to Kathmandu. Their clothes are good quality and come at a good price. Everything I am wearing today […]

Fair Trade Fortnight

April 29, 2016
May 6th-22nd marks the annual Fair Trade Fortnight – the perfect time to start consuming with a conscious. With eight in 10 Australians agreeing they would purchase everyday products that help people in need, there […]

Dark chocolate and olive oil spread

April 29, 2016
Much of the world’s cocoa is produced using child labour and slavery. Unsurprisingly it’s a fact that many of us would rather not think about. This Mother’s Day make sure you don’t give your mum […]

Local News – 239

August 4, 2014
Marrickville goes fair trade Hot off establishing themselves as a solar-powered, carbon-neutral community, Marrickville Council is now seeking to become a Fair Trade Council after a unanimous endorsement on July 15th. The Fair Trade Association […]

Who gives a buck?

May 12, 2014
With Fair Trade Fortnight here (May 3rd-18th), we take a closer look at what buying Fair Trade really means… We’ve all heard about blood diamonds and there’s blood chocolate too; where orphaned children as young […]

Roadtest – Fair (dinkum) Trade

April 28, 2014
Fair Trade Fortnight is running from May 3rd to 18th this year, celebrating all things Fair Trade and the power of the buyer to change lives all over the world by choosing the right products […]

Do you know what Fair Trade really means?

May 6, 2013
“I don’t think you’re talking about Pokèmon cards!” Cass, Leichhardt. “If ‘Slave Trade’ is the business of trading in slaves…then Fair Trade must be the business of trading in fairs!” Anitra, Drummoyne. “I think a […]

At Home With… Tony Ryan

May 6, 2013
Tony Ryan runs “A Sustainable Life” stall at Marrickville Markets every Sunday. Here he chats to Ciao about food and Fair Trade… Can you tell us a bit about your market stall? We started our […]

Fair Trade Fortnight 2013

May 6, 2013
Get loud and proud this Fair Trade Fortnight (4 – 19 May) and show off your swap to fair trade and Fairtrade Certified™ products.   Fair Trade Pop Up Market Leichhardt Council is pleased to […]

Fair Trade and Beyond

May 6, 2013
With Fair Trade Fortnight upon us I thought it would be nice to write something positive about a great project that we are supporting at Alfalfa House called Irupana. Many people have a lot of […]
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