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01 Dec 2021 AGM

Report of Keswick Fair Trade Campaign AGM We held our  AGM for 2021 on September 15th.    No AGM was held in 2020 because of Covid, so we were especially  pleased to be able to get together again and reflect on  the activities of the campaign since...

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You may like to use your creativity to join in with this idea: the aim is to put pressure on the G7 when they meet in Cornwall on June 11th to tackle Covid19, the climate emergency and global injustice and inequality - such as the...

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31 Mar Never Give Up!

Fairtrade Fortnight this year was, of course, different.  The Fairtrade Foundation made good use of technology to offer a Festival of webinars on the theme of Choose the World you Want.  These are available on the FTF website www.fairtrade.org.uk/choose-the-world-you-want.   The message was an encouragement to...

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12 Feb Choosing the world we want

  This has been a strange and thorny year for us all.  Most of us have probably been focused on ways to endure the trials of COVID-19.   Yet we are well aware that around the world there are people who have less capacity to cope with...

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04 Feb Follow Keswick Fairtrade on social media

If you would like to keep track of FairTrade updates, news, information, and local events via social media, please follow our Facebook page or look out for updates on Twitter. With FairTrade Fortnight just a few weeks away we will be sharing ways you can...

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28 Apr Fairtrade and the coronavirus

  The Fairtrade Foundation has provided this information about Fairtrade during the coronavirus:- 1. Farmers and workers have been receiving advice and support through their local Fairtrade Producer Network. These Networks operate in Africa, Latin America and Asia, and each body is working hard to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic will...

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09 Mar Fairtrade Fortnight in Keswick

Fairtrade Fortnight began for the Keswick Fair Trade Campaign with a service at Southey Street Methodist Church.  Joyce Ellis took the service and Roy Ellis, who was an active member of the campaign in its early days and was a lead on making Cumbria a...

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13 Feb Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 – 24th February to 8th March

  Fairtrade Fortnight will start on Monday February 24th and finish on Sunday March 8th. The purpose of Fairtrade Fortnight is, of course, to remind people about the importance of Fairtrade to producers in the developing world. This is what is happening in and around Keswick during...

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13 Feb Fairtrade and Climate Change

  When you buy Fairtrade, you are supporting farmers through the often devastating impact of the climate emergency. Below is an explanation of how this is done. The full article can be found at https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/Media-Centre/Blog/2018/June/8-ways-Fairtrade-protects-the-environment Farmers say the climate emergency is one of the number one threats...

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