Go bananas this year

Posted on February 19, 2014. Filed under: Event, Fairtrade Fortnight | Tags: |

Fairtrade Fortnight runs between  February 24 and March 9

This year the campaign is ‘Make Bananas Fair’ and aims to end the supermarket price war over the cost of bananas which is driving farmers and workers in banana producing countries into poverty.

Do join us at local events:

Wednesday 5 March, Fairtrade tasting at the  Co-op in Carshalton High Street.

Saturday 8 March,  Fairtrade stall St Nicholas Centre

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Wine Tasting

Posted on February 18, 2014. Filed under: Event | Tags: |

You are invite to The Co-operative’s Fairtrade wine event on Wednesday 26th February, 6:30pm – 9pm at Vestry Hall, Cricket Green, 336 – 338 London Road, Mitcham, CR4 3UD

The Co-op would love you to join them at their FREE event to find out more about Fairtrade and taste their range of Fairtrade wines.  It will also be a chance for you to tell them what you think.

2014 marks 10 years of The Co-operative’s Fairtrade wine, so come and join the celebration!

Booking is essential so please register or contact the team by emailing membership.southeast@co-operative.coop or telephone 0800 015 1147 

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Fairtrade Fortnight

Posted on February 16, 2014. Filed under: Fairtrade Fortnight | Tags: |

Meeting the face of Fairtrade Fortnight 2014.

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Fairtrade and John Fisher

Posted on February 13, 2014. Filed under: Event, Fairtrade Fortnight | Tags: |

The John Fisher School is holding a Fairtrade event on Saturday 1 March at 7pm in the sports hall.
The ticket price of £10 includes a fish and chip supper.  Tables are for 8-10 people.
Tickets can be obtained by sending a cheque to the school along with food requirements and emailing Diane Pereira on dpereira@btinternet.com.
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Fairtrade Fortnight in Sutton

Posted on February 11, 2014. Filed under: Event, Fairtrade Fortnight | Tags: , |

This year FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT is taking place between February  24 and March 9, and the message is a wider one that just raising awareness about the importance of Fairtrade – the campaign “ Stick with Foncho to abolish unfair bananas “ is about trade justice .

Calendar of events in Sutton to mark Fairtrade fortnight:

Launch of Sutton’s Fairtrade retail directory – a definitive guide to everywhere that you can purchase Fairtrade goods in Sutton

Wednesday 5 March – Fairtrade tasting at Carshalton Co-op

Saturday 8 March – Fairtrade Stall in St Nicholas Centre

What are you doing in your church, school  or business – do let us know so that we can spread the word locally.

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