Celebrating all things Fairtrade in Sheffield over the years
For two weeks each year at the end of February and start of March, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to share the stories of the people who grow our food and drinks, grow the cotton in our clothes and of people who are often exploited and underpaid.
Sheffield has been a big campaigner of Fairtrade for many years and for Fairtrade Fortnight we have dug into the archives to find the pictures of you making a positive choice with the products you buy from cake to bananas.
See who you can spot in these retro pictures going back almost two decades.
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Sheffield City Council leader Jan Wilson (right) gave her support to the granting of Sheffield's Fairtrade status. fellow councillors and fairtrade campaigners Jillian Creasy,Alison Trezise and Martin Lawton look on in 2005 Photo: Barry Richardson
Cheque presentation to Oxfam and South Yorkshire Flood Appeal. Money raised at a Fairtrade Fashion Show set up by Rotherham Borough Council workers.
Pictured in 2008 were: L-R Coun Ken Wyatt, Joanna Walker (Fair Trade Group, Rotherham Borough Council), Catherine Hatch (Oxfam, Manager Sheffield), Kate Taylor (Fair Trade Group, Rotherham Borough Council), Karen Alsop (South Yorkshire Community Foundation, Flood Fund) and Rachel Mellalieu (South Yorkshire Community Foundation, Flood Fund). Photo: Mark Fear