FAIR TRADE IN LANCASTER, MORECAMBE & DISTRICT

FAIRTRADE at Spring Fair in Caton 12th May

SPRING FAIR AND PLANT SALE CATON VICTORIA INSTITUTE Saturday 12th May 2018 10am to 12 Noon Admission £1 (Children Free) including Fairtrade Refreshments Plant Sale (most plants are professionally grown) Raffle Crafts Fairtrade stall...

Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

Fairtrade is promoted throughout the year by people who organise Fairtrade events and stalls. Fairtrade Fortnight is a time when special offers appear in shops and a number of extra events take place nationwide....

Bean to Bar Chocolate Making Demo

Recently the FIG Tree @ The Priory www.fairtradecentre.org held one of its displays and demonstrations showing the stages that are required to make chocolate. The cocoa beans used are Fairtrade and originated from farmers...

PHOTO EXHIBITION: Discover Fairtrade Gold

Morecambe Library: Fri 9th February-Thurs 15thFebruary This powerful photo exhibition, produced by the Fairtrade Foundation, includes pictures giving a glimpse of life in some mining communities, and their journey with Fairtrade to improve their...

Discover Fairtrade Gold Evening

A special viewing of the Discover Fairtrade Gold Photo Exhibition was held on Thursday 1st February 2018  in Lancaster Library where short films about Gold Miners, Mining and Fairtrade were also shown. During the...

East meets West

At the invitation of the FIG Tree, group members joined Meg (Megumi) Morita, a visitor from Japan’s Third Fair Trade Town, on a guided walk around parts of the Lancaster Slave/ Fairtrade Trail. Christopher...

New Mayor Favours Fairtrade

Lancaster’s new Mayor, Cllr. Roger Mace, attended the AGM of the Lancaster, Morecambe and District Fairtrade Group on Monday, May 15th. He was welcomed by Margaret Rand, Chair of the Group. She presented him...