The Fair Trader Story
In 2009 a group of fair trade enthusiasts set out to create a local ethical co-operative. They recognised the human and environmental cost of many cheap products. In 2010 they launched the six-room Holmfirth store, website and events.
We are proud to:
Know all about our product makers, materials and workplaces
Be a volunteer-owned and -run co-operative
Have survived the financial and retail crises
Trail blaze and deliver sustainable, ethical trading
Support farmers and families around the world to get a better deal
Be not-for-profit; any surplus is reinvested in our supplier producers
Reduce waste and run a small recycling centre.
If you like what we do, join us
as a member or volunteer to help others around the world.
Benefit from our updated loyalty scheme to make savings on purchases in-store and online.
Call in, ring or email us for more details.
Thank you to our amazing...
70 Volunteers and Staff
During our ten years, 70 people have helped us; in-store, on the Board and at events. Please join us and gift your time.
Have helped us grow. Individuals, faith groups, suppliers and schools from near and far. Buy one or more £20 shares to join.
Thousands of Customers
We are pleased to have welcomed many loyal, local customers and thousands visiting Holmfirth from all corners of the globe.
Over £770,000 spent with 220 suppliers from 30 countries