Author: Ruth Self

CLIMATE, FAIRTRADE AND YOU

Choose the World you want this Fairtrade Fortnight February 22nd – March 7th 2021 The COVID -19 pandemic has shown us more than ever how interconnected we are globally. This interconnection is at the...

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An email from the Fairtrade Foundation this morning has brought the good news that Fairtrade helps fuel the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic Every time you choose Fairtrade, you generate Fairtrade Premium funds. Then,...

Are people slaving for KitKat?

Since the horrendous last minutes of George Floyd’s life in the hands of US police the resulting outrage and media coverage has led to greater awareness of present day injustices and also a gives...

Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

There were special events and offers during Fairtrade Fortnight which ran from Monday 24th February this year. Cornerstone on Dalton Square, Lancaster held events on both of the Saturdays. Bruce Crowther from Garstang – the...

Congratulations FAIRTRADE MARK!

Congratulations FAIRTRADE MARK! Celebrating 25 years this month In 1994 the first Fairtrade certified product Green & Black’s Maya Gold Chocolate made with cocoa from Belize was launched, followed shortly after by Cafédirect coffee,...

ANTI-SLAVERY WALK

Lancaster & District Fairtrade group gave support to the Lancaster Branch of the Soroptimists on their walk through the city centre on Saturday 21st September. They were raising awareness of modern-day slavery.The walk began...

Co-op and Fairtrade

There has been a series of “Join in Live” events around the country. For example in July the Victoria Institute at Caton (which has a Drop-in that is open weekdays for a Fairtrade cuppa...

Fair Trade Way Walk

Sunday 21 July – Galgate to Garstang, England, UK. To celebrate Fair Trade Milestones and the bicentenary of Lancaster canal this walk will take place along the canal tow path from Galgate to the world’s...

District’s Fairtrade Status renewed

Lancaster’s new Mayor, Cllr. David Whitaker, received members of Lancaster, Morecambe and District Fairtrade Group in his parlour at Lancaster Town Hall on Thursday, June 13th. He was presented with the Fairtrade District certificate...