Thursday, 26 November 2009

Fair trade

I enjoyed an afternoon at St. Catherine’s Primary school in Edinburgh recently when I was invited to photograph a group of pupils who had set-up their own Fair Trade stall in the school’s market area.

It turned out to be one of the most popular stalls in the hall – attracting a good deal of attention as well as, I imagine, a fair profit. Most of all though, the underlying experience of sourcing, pricing, displaying and retailing the goods they purchased will doubtless inspire these budding young retail entrepreneurs to bigger and better things.

The pupils of St. Catherine's:

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