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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......

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 St. John’s Church, Keswick....

Fairtrade Fortnight 2019: the injustice at the heart of chocolate

The injustice at the heart of chocolate arises from mainly from the fact that historically cocoa is a highly volatile commodity, with many factors contributing to the unstable prices and boom-bust cycles which have significant consequences for those who depend on it for their livelihood.......

Traidcraft

We  would also encourage you to buy presents and provisions from Traidcraft, the Fairtrade pioneer.     As many of you will know the business made losses last year and has had to agree a rescue plan which involves slimming the company down. The big......

AGM & Annual Report 2018

The Keswick Fair Trade Campaign AGM will be held on Wednesday June 6th at Crosthwaite Parish Rooms at 7pm....

CUMBRIA FAIR TRADE NETWORK AGM

  Members of the Keswick Fair Trade Campaign attended the AGM of the Cumbria Fair Trade Network in Ambleside on Saturday.  The network is an alliance of like-minded groups, all of which are promoting Fairtrade and Trade Justice around the county. It was formed in......

Fairtrade Fortnight in Keswick

Fairtrade Fortnight  runs from 26 February to 11 March.  The Fairtrade Foundation asks that “you join us in supporting the farmers and workers who grow our food. With Fairtrade we have the power to change the world every day. Fairtrade opens doors. ”   The theme is......

Don’t Ditch Fairtrade

  On Saturday 28th October four members of Keswick Fair Trade Campaign stood outside Sainsbury’s in  Cockermouth:  they talked  to customers and collected signatures on a letter to the store manager.  The letter called attention of the manager to the concerns of those who shopped......

Keswick Fairtrade, Sainsbury’s and Cadbury

The Keswick Fair Trade Campaign are concerned about a recent development announced by Sainsbury’s which is the world’s largest retailer of Fairtrade products. Four Sainsbury’s executives met farmers from some of Africa’s biggest tea-growing co-operatives in Nairobi last month. Fairtrade certification establishes strict rules to......

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