100% of our crop is sold to the Fairtrade market. The current price of coffee in the conventional market doesn't cover the cost of producing the coffee.

Guillermo Vargas Leiton, coffee farmer, Costa Rica

Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

27th February to 11th March 2012

The theme of this year's Fairtrade Fortnight is "Take a Step in 2012.

Coffee Day at St Peter's Church Saturday 10th March.

Pictured: Picking olives, Palestine.

Mahmoud Issa, olive farmer, Palestine Fair Trade Producers Company (PFTPC) "The zaytoun, the olive, means everything to us. My father and my grandfather farmed on this land, and now my children work alongside me harvesting. Our olive oil is of the highest quality because of the fertility of the land and we use traditional farming methods. Fairtrade will bring stability to our farmers with the Fairtrade premium allowing for investment."

Full details are available online at www.fairtrade.org.uk