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This is a new area for our 2013 Fairtrade Fortnight Wedding Challenge. In 2007, we touched on fair trade favours in our Fair trade chocolate post but today we bring you Tara’s 5 favourite favours. Over to Tara… 5 fabulous fair trade favours Does anyone actually like sugared almonds anyway? Here are some alternatives that [...]

Shortly after saying ‘yes, yes, yes’ (to the question ‘Will you marry me?’ you understand) you will stumble across a whole new vocabulary (let’s call it wedcabulary – or wedcab for short) of whose existence you were previously blissfully unaware. This wedcab includes such mysteries as chic chair covers (you can’t sit on a naked [...]

Continuing our fair trade wedding theme for Fairtrade Fortnight, we’ve dug into our (personal) archives and found these tasty Fairtrade Divine chocolate eggs that we offered our guests as favours at our own wedding back in 2005. Perfect for munching while you wait to join the buffet queue. We made the little bags ourselves – [...]

A few weeks ago we found ourselves the extremely lucky recipients of a food parcel.  But not just any food parcel, this one was crammed to the brim with yummy, scrummy Divine Fairtrade chocolate which, when launched in 1998, offered the first ever farmer-owned Fairtrade chocolate bar. Why had we been so blessed? Well, with [...]

A heartfelt thank you

In our April Ethical Weddings newsletter we asked couples to give their artistic side an outing and come up with new designs for The heartfelt project’s range of wedding favours. The heartfelt team was thrilled with the response and after much debate, got down to 2 designs to go into production.  The talented winners are: [...]

Mr. H and I haven’t discussed anything again with my parents yet since our previous meeting, but I’m, once more, relieved that we have reached to another new progress in deciding a few things. Wedding outfits—let’s fight again Apparently Mr. H, as I do, doesn’t really agree with most of my stepmom’s ‘conventional’ ideas in [...]

This week we bring you the story of Kolkata – a small Brighton business making a big impact! Name: Siobhan Wilson Location: Sussex Tell us a bit about yourself and your business Troy film I studied International Development at University in the late 80′s, where I learnt in depth about the issues and the difficult [...]

Our featured supplier of the week, The heartfelt project, brings a little helping of happiness to each of your guests with its ethical wedding favours. We talk to Julie Masureik of The heartfelt project to find out more… download film Company:The heartfelt project Location: Makapanstad, South Africa Barnyard release Tell us a bit about yourself [...]