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.
Doncaster 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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1. Museum visit
Author Gervase Phinn visited Doncaster Museum to judge the winners of the Fairtrade competition which was run through all the feeder schools for McAuley Schoo in 2008. He is pictured here with entrants back l-r Hannah Duffy, 11, Becki Quigley, 16, McAuley school fairtrade group member, Caitlin Isle, 11 and Kate Stafford, McAuley School Fairtrade group member. Front l-r Jessica McClay, ten, Leah Nesbitt, nine, Ellis Williams, Francesca Patching, ten and overall winner Eleanor Genery, nine of St. Joseph's and St. Teresa's. Photo: Marie caley
2. Thanks a bunch
To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2011, Sainsbury’s very own Bananamen/women swung by to deliver free Fairtrade bananas to residents of Acacia Road in Doncaster, the fictional home of childhood superhero Bananaman. People in photo (left to right): Andrea Needham, Gordon Bennett, Joyce Evans. Photo: Holly Allen
3. Free bananas
To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2011, Sainsbury’s very own Bananamen/women swung by to deliver free Fairtrade bananas to residents of Acacia Road in Doncaster, the fictional home of childhood superhero Bananaman. People in photo (left to right): Joyce Evans and Andrea Needham Photo: Holly Allen
4. The Doncaster Fairtrade Campaign
Rowan Burn-Murdoch (front) with fellow committee members of The Doncaster Fairtrade Campaign at their stall in the Frenchgate centre. Back L-R Jame Jones and Wilma Gibson in 2008 Photo: chris bull