29 July 2014 - Fairtransport
So far, eco-friendly production usually does not consider the aspects of transportation. As a consumer there isn’t much choice, but that might change.
Are you a mindful consumer that is willing to pay for produce a bit more if it is more worker and environment friendly?
Take for example the fair trade coffee you are sipping every morning. It tastes good to know that the people who produce it got their fair share of the profit. It makes it even better when you know it was organically raised, without toxins and pesticides being used in the growing process and without adding to the contamination of the wild life, people and environment. It makes it almost perfect on your tongue to be aware that this coffee was produced in a factory that uses the energy of the sun for the manufacturing process and that the packaging is fully recyclable.>> READ MORE
So here we are, back in Amsterdam, with an empty cargo hold, preparing for the next trip. Six months have passed since we first left Den Helder on that grey November day. I still remember the steady sound of the tugboat, like a frantic clock rushing us. Soon the time would not matter that much, […]
The 28th of April I woke up the Fo’c’sle at 5 o’clock in the morning. Good Morning everyone: time to pump up some anchor! Half an hour later the anchor was up and with a very small wind we moved up and down in the bay of Douarnenez. We stopped over here because we were […]