‘DO YOUR BIT’ FOR FAIRTRADE
People in the North West are being encouraged by local MEP Louise Bours to “do their bit” during Fairtrade Fortnight, which begins today. ( Mon)
“These days we are all used to buying products which have been shipped here from all over the world.
“But how often do we pause to think about the farmers who grow these items, such as coffee, chocolate, bananas, tea and sugar?” queried Ms Bours, UKIP Euro-MP.
“The reality is that millions of farmers who grow food in developing countries are barely making a living. Fairtrade Fortnight is a timely reminder of this and the need for us to do our bit to help. Continue reading Do your bit for Fairtrade
No one likes to have a pleasant walk on the beach spoilt by dog poo, particularly if you have children with you.
It is obviously the fault of irresponsible dog owners but I fear that Sefton Council’s plans for dog-free zones on beaches in their borough is using a hammer to crack a nut. Continue reading Dog free zones?
Oh no, I can only buy three Iceberg lettuces at a time! How ever will I cope?
And broccoli rationed too, also thanks to bad weather in Southern Europe. I’m sure there are children all over the country in floods of tears at the veggie news.
What occurs to me, as it often does, is that we should go back to eating food in season. How I remember looking forward to June and the first English strawberries and later on lovely sweet home grown tomatoes. Continue reading Salad crisis?