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News & Events

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......

Fairtrade and Climate Change

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......

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......

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....

YHA Keswick

Refurbished and re-opened, YHA Keswick offers a wide range of Fairtrade teas and coffees in a relaxed and welcoming environment. With the River...

Hedgehog Hill Guest House

We are proud to offer Fairtrade products at Hedgehog Hill Guest House. Understanding the origins of our food is an integral part of...

National Trust

From October 2016 all 200 National Trust properties with cafés and restaurants now serve Fairtrade tea as well as Fairtrade coffee and a...

National Trust Sources Fairtrade Tea

21 October, 2016 From this month onwards all tea served in all 200 National Trust properties where there are restaurants and cafés will be...

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