Fairtrade Fortnight 27th February – 12th March


2017 sees the 23rd Fairtrade Fortnight in the UK. Choosing Fairtrade really matters Don’t feed exploitation, support Fairtrade. Be part of the solution not part of the problem

Look out for Promotions in Fair Trade outlets in Ludlow

Events will be happening in and around Ludlow including:

Thurs 2nd Feb 7.30pm Clun Methodist Church ‘Chocolate of Peace, Cacao Defying Violence’ Film  Download poster

(by Gwen Burnyeat, a British anthropologist, and Pablo Mejia Trujillo, a Colombian film-maker, documenting the community’s experiences of resistance as they courageously persist with their production of organic chocolate) In conjunction with Clun Valley Fairtrade Group. Gwen will answer questions and serve hot chocolate.

Sat 4th March 7.30pm ‘Designs on the Roof of the World’ Conversation & Illustrated Talk, Chris Evans. Ludlow Methodist Church, Broad Street  (Chris has been working with local people in Nepal to develop sustainable farming practices for over thirty years. Now farmers have begun to be able to devote some land to cash crops such as cotton to sell on a fairtrade basis)  Download poster

Children’s Fairtrade Poster Competition Entries by 3rd March. Details from: jenny.m.hume@gmail.com

Wednesday 8th March 1.30pm Mayor’s Reception St Laurence Church, Presentation of Competition Prizes

Thursday 9th March 10am-2pm Special Fairtrade Stall Local Produce Market, Castle Square

traidcraftTraidcraft Spring Fair Big Brew Sat 11 March 10am-4pm, Ludlow Mascall Centre, Lower Galdeford

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Support The Traidcraft Big Brew Let it Grow Appeal as part of the Spring Fair, view the 2017 new spring products and buy some Fair Trade gifts, foods and greetings cards. Change a family’s future.

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