Fairtrade

Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 from 25 February to 10 March.

2019 Events in the Diocese of Exeter – include two opportunities to meet:

Veronica Browne and Simeon Greene
Fairtrade banana growers from St Vincent, Windward Isles, in the Caribbean.
They are our Fairtrade visitors to Devon for Fairtrade Fortnight 2019.

Afternoon tea and cake on TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY, 3-4.30pm
In the Great Hall, The Old Deanery, Exeter, EX1 1 HS
RSVP to Sue Errington, Fairtrade Devon, 01392 438811, dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk
or just come along anyway.

A Fairtrade evening with Bishop Nick on THURSDAY 7 MARCH, 7pm
In St Jude’s Church Hall, Beaumont Road, Plymouth, PL4 9BJ

2019 Resources are now available.
https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/fortnight

“Did you ever stop to think that you can’t leave for your job in the morning without being dependent on most of the world?”
The Revd Martin Luther King, Jr

 

Traidcraft’s Big Brew
Host a Big Brew coffee morning or afternoon tea and learn more about farmers and artisans in developing countries.  Order a free pack containing everything you need to hold a Big Brew and raise money for Traidcraft Exchange. This unique trade development agency and a founding member of the Fairtrade Foundation helps communities develop successful trade, helping workers feed and educate their families, providing freedom, security and hope for the future. https://www.traidcraft.org.uk/what-we-do/

Exeter Fairtrade Diocese
Over 140 parishes have committed to supply Fairtrade refreshments at their activities and services. Many more meet the criteria and could apply. Please use the application form Fairtrade Church Application Exeter Diocese and help us become a Fairtrade Diocese.

Traidcraft also provides an outline for a special church service to help you celebrate: Traidcraft Fairtrade Church Service.

Resources

Fairtrade Plymouth and local churches

Fairtrade refreshes faith

LEAF – Fair and Local Procurement

More than just Sunday

Fair and Local Heavenly Recipes

Fairtrade Suppliers

Trade Justice_Christian Response to global poverty

Helpful links

www.fairtrade.org.uk

www.traidcraft.co.uk

www.fairtrade.devon

www.tjm.org.uk

www.ethicaltrade.org

www.shared-interest.com

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