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Get involved with Fairtrade

Buy Fairtrade

Look for the Fairtrade logo when you shop, the choices we make can make a difference. Fairtrade produce isn't limited to edible goods, Traidcraft (opens new window) offers a wide selection of Fairtrade gifts and homewares too.

Be part of the Gateshead Fairtrade Steering Group

We are keen to involve local businesses in our Steering Group, and to understand the size of the local supply chain.

If you as an individual or on behalf of a local business are interested in becoming a member of the Gateshead Fairtrade Steering Group, and advancing the Fairtrade agenda in Gateshead, please get in touch with us using the contact details below.

Fairtrade Foundations 2016-2020 Strategy: Fairtrade Can, I Can

This strategy aims to offer more. More benefits for farmers and workers. More options for companies. More ways for individual members of the public and local communities to contribute to change.

Click here to access the Fairtrade Foundations 2016-2020 Strategy: Fairtrade Can, I Can (opens new window).

Becoming a Fairtrade school

A key part of being a Fairtrade Town is educating young people about what Fair trade is, and how their actions can make a substantial difference to the livelihoods of growers, producers and manufacturers around the world.

Find out more about how your school can support Fairtrade (opens new window).

Becoming a Fairtrade business

Whatever your business, there are lots of ways you can become more Fairtrade Friendly. From producing certified Fairtrade Products, becoming a stockist, running a campaign, or just serving Fairtrade Tea and Coffee in your offices. The Fairtrade Foundation has a great amount of resources available to help your business do the right thing and take advantage of the extra reputational benefit it brings. You can find more information on the Fairtrade website (opens new window).

Contact us

For more information on Fairtrade contact:

Gateshead Fairtrade Partnership
Chief Executive Office
Civic Centre
Regent Street
0191 433 2058