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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......

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......

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......

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......

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......

October 2019: Celebrating 25 years of Fairtrade products in the UK.

October is the month in 1994 when the FAIRTRADE Mark was launched in the U.K.  This year we are proud to be celebrating 25 years of Fairtrade products in the UK. On September 21st, the North Fairtrade Supporters Conference was held in Middlesbrough.  Adam Gardner,......

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......

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......

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......

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......

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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