Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.  Fairtrade’s focus is on helping farmers and workers improve the quality of their lives and take more control over their futures. Fairtrade is the only certification scheme whose purpose is to tackle poverty and empower producers in developing countries.

There are Fair trade hubs located throughout Cornwall which offer goods to churches or groups on a sale or return basis:

Bude
Ark Angel Christian Bookshop, 4 Lansdown Mews, Lansdown Road, Bude. EX23 8BH
Stocks: A range of Fairtrade goods, gifts and greetings cards.
Opening times: Monday – Saturday 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tel. 01288 356886
Email: sales@arkangeltrust.freeserve.co.uk
Website: www.arkangeltrust.org.uk

Callington
Cornerstone, 48, Fore Street, Callington. PL17 7AQ
Stocks: Traidcraft goods, greetings cards, clothing & gift items
Proprietor: Linda Medland
E-mail: lindalm@tiscali.co.uk
Tel: 01579 384664
Opening times: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm, Monday – Friday, except Thursdays and Saturdays 9.30 am – 12.00 noon
Website: http://fairtrade-callington.org.uk/products-cornerstone.html

Penzance
Llarmarama – order online at www.llamarama.com
Tel: 01736 448290
Stocks: ‘Toybox’ gifts – jewellery and craft
Proprietor: Caroline Driver
E-mail: caroline@llamarama.org

Redruth
Just Craft, 6, Commercial Street, Camborne. TR14 8JY
Stocks: Traidcraft goods, jewellery, carved goods, bags, scarves, etc.
Proprietor: Evie Smith
Tel: 01209 715147
Opening times: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm, Monday – Saturday

St Austell
Sacred Place, 15 High Cross Street, St Austell. PL25 4AN
Stocks: An expanding range of Fairtrade goods
Proprietor: Dan Balsdon
E-mail: sacredplace@btconnect.com
Tel/Fax: 01726 63945
Opening times: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm, Tuesday – Saturday
Website: www.sacredonline.co.uk

Truro
Truro Fairtrade Hub, Diocesan House, Kenwyn, Truro. TR1 1JQ
Stocks: A range of Traidcraft goods & can be ordered from catalogue
Administrators: Annie Guy Tel: 01872 320103 (Mon, Wed & Fri) & Rosey Sanders Tel: 01872 274351 Ext 238 (Mon, Tue & Wed)
E-mail: trurofairhub@hotmail.co.uk
Read more about Truro Fairtrade Hub

Sources: Jill Edwards, Assistant Social Responsibility Officer at the Diocese of Truro; Ark Angel Christian Bookshop, Bude

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