MP FIONA Bruce showed her support in Parliament this week to mark the start of Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 will challenge the British public to open their doors to Fairtrade and help close the door on the exploitation facing farmers and producers in developing nations.

The Congleton MP said: “I would encourage my constituents to get involved wherever they can. We can all play a role in ensuring a fair deal for farmers and producers in developing nations simply by ensuring we buy Fairtrade wherever possible.”

The nationwide campaign ‘Come On In’ invites the public to come in to the world of the people who grow our food to see what life can be like when farmers and workers aren’t paid fairly.

Cheryl McGechie, Director of Public Engagement, The Fairtrade Foundation said: “There has never been a better time to stand alongside the people who produce the things we love to eat, drink and wear. People who often do not earn enough to feed or provide for their own families. This unfairness must end.”

The campaign will explore how businesses, farmers, workers and shoppers can come together through Fairtrade to change this.

This runs from Monday, February 26 until Sunday, March 11 as thousands of events will take place around the country including breakfasts, breaks, bake-offs and more.