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World Fair Trade Day

Today is the second Saturday in May – which means it’s World Fair Trade day! The day has been set aside to increase awareness about ethical trading in world commodities like coffee – and, in South Africa, with its Fair Trade in Tourism movement, to encourage the kind of responsible travel that sees local communities benefit from visitors’ spending.

If you peruse SA Blog’s Fair Trade section (which is terrific, if I do say so myself), you’ll find there’s plenty of ways to spoil yourself and encourage fair trade simultaneously. In fact, with Mother’s Day just a day away, why not spoil her while encouraging fair trade? Some highlights:

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