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In the FAIR TRADE ISSUE

  • The Trade Justice Movement - Jenny Ricks tells us what has led her to fight for Justice in Trade.

  • Kolkata brings us the vibrancy and craftmanship of India.

  • Better Thinking has found Four Potentially Perfect T-Shirts, but which one to choose - CAST YOUR VOTE NOW!

  • Make Fair Trade your Habit. Find out what the FAIRTRADE Mark really means.

  • Martha Evatt brings us Bags of Character.

  • Hot and new products - a Fair Trade Special.

  • Win a selection of Fair Trade Demeter Tea from the Hampstead Tea Company.

  • News Focus, what's hitting the headlines AND

  • Walk the Talk, what to see and do this fortnight.


  • We hope you really enjoy Pecha Kucha. Have a great weekend.
    Rachel, The Natural Store x
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    THE TRADE JUSTICE MOVEMENT
    has given a collective voice to peoples’ frustrations and sense of powerlessness at the way globalisation has been run in the interests of rich countries and multi-national businesses, creating deeper poverty for the majority of the world’s population.

    Jenny Ricks tells us what has led her to fight for Justice in Trade...




    WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store.
    Fair Trade Goodies
    (click on image to go to product.)
    Hampstead Teas



    Fair Trade & Organic - the perfect cuppa!



    Silence Organisation
    Kolkata brings us beautiful Gift Cards and Boxes from India.


    Silk Bags

    Martha Evatt Bags - Bags of Character


    Altromercato Coffee
    Italian Espresso Fair Trade Organic Coffee


    WALK THE TALK - What to see and do


    Natural & Organic Festival
    Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

    Sun 7 May 2006
    more info




    Building with Hemp
    A 5 day course - County Kerry, Northern Ireland.


    8th -12th May 2006 more info










    World Fair Trade Day
    Many Events happening around the World


    Sat, 13 May 2006
    more info

    FOUR Potentially Perfect T-Shirts!
    We catch up with the Better Thinking team to find they've discovered not one but Four Potentially Perfect T-Shirts. But which one should be chosen as the most socially positive and environmentally conscious garment...? Click here to see the four t-shirts and to CAST YOUR VOTE



    NEWS FOCUS - What's being talked about in the Press

    L'Oréal-Owned Body Shop. Charlotte Moore reports for The Guardian how the Body Shop has faired since the takeover. Click here for article.

    Now Drivers Have To Pass Green Test. Juliette Jowit from the Observer explains how Britain is following the Dutch with a fuel-saving exam for new motorists. Click here for article.

    Independent To Turn RED. Paul Vallely of The Independent informs us of the newspaper being the first member of the media to join the Red Partnership. Click here for article.

    The Man Who Plans To Turn The World Green - With Tea. A soft drinks maker's mission is to make Japanese bottled green tea overtake Coca-Cola worldwide reports Leo Lewis from The Times. Click here for article.

    Recycling Mobile Phones. Anna Shepard from The Times says there's a new life for dead ringers. Click here for article.

    Tesco Accused of Going Green To Boost Reputation. Rosie Murray-West and Harry Wallop of The Telegraph talk about Tesco's announcement last week. Click here for article.




    WIN A SELECTION OF HAMPSTEAD ORGANIC, FAIR TRADE TEAS


    What Fair Trade products would you like to see available at The Natural Store?

    We currently offer teas, coffee, cards, gift boxes, bags, scarves and wall hangings.

    Tell us in the box below and click the 'Submit Answer' button. We will then select, at random, a winner to receive our great selection of Hampstead Fair Trade Organic Teas. The winner will be notified via their email address and we will publish the winner's name in the next issue of Pecha Kucha.

    The winner of our last competition to win a Tickets to The Mad Show was Dahlia Elgohary from London. Well Done, Dahlia!

    Answer:

    your email:


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