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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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20 Nov Fairtrade Campaign: Christmas Events in December 2019

  The Keswick and District Fair Trade Campaign will be reminding people of how they can help Fairtrade producers this Christmas. On December 1st the Campaign will be sharing a stall at the Victorian Fayre with Fairtrade Campaigners from Caldbeck. You may have visited the Fair World Shop...

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26 Sep Keswick Agricultural Show 2019

Keswick Fair Trade Campaign were present at Keswick Agricultural show with a stand focussing on Fair Trade Chocolate.  Bernadette Fagan had created a display to demonstrate how Fairtrade Chocolate and Cocoa can be used to make Christmas gifts and Tree Decorations. Passers-by were invited to sample...

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19 Aug Keswick Agricultural Show 2019

Keswick and District Fair Trade Campaign will have a presence in a tent at the Keswick Agricultural Show on Monday August 26th. We will be focusing on chocolate in our displays and information.  Despite the world’s love for chocolate, it is a precarious way of making...

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12 Jun Keswick Fair Trade Campaign AGM 2019

The 2019 AGM of the Keswick and District Fair Trade Campaign was held last week.  Two of the officers on the committee, Cath and Mike Glover, are leaving Keswick and they were replaced by Bernadette Fagan as Treasurer and Allan Daniels as Chair.  Reports were...

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30 Apr Cumbria Fair Trade Network AGM 2019

The Cumbria Fair Trade Network [CFTN] held an AGM on Saturday 27th April in St.Herbert’s School, Keswick. It was a stimulating occasion, one that confirmed the crucial importance of the principles of Fairtrade and gave the volunteer campaigners who attended a sense of solidarity with...

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29 Apr Further News of Fairtrade

You might not know that White Stuff on the corner of St. John’s Street in Keswick is selling a few Fairtrade cotton clothes. On Tuesday 7th May at 7.00 pm, Mike Glover and Jo Alberti from the Keswick Fair Trade Campaign will be speaking at...

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