It’s time to bust some of those Fairtrade myths!
How many times have you been sagely told by someone that Fairtrade doesn’t really help farmers or that it’s a marketing scam?
Or heard that all the products are more expensive and anyone can just stick on the Fairtrade Mark?
We hear these things all the time so it’s time to counter the naysayers.
Head to the blog now to find out the 7 things people get wrong about Fairtrade.
Now the weather is warmer it’s time to visit favourite tea rooms serving Fairtrade –
The Tea Room @ Sausmarez Manor, St Martin’s
Open daily. Explore the gardens, visit the new shop, plus see the Coppersmith in action……..and then treat yourself to a lovely tea, coffee or cake.
Moulin Huet Tea Rooms, Moulin Huet, St Martin’s
Open daily (except Mondays initially)
On your way to or from the beach, stop off for refreshments and enjoy the amazing view.
It’s not just Fairtrade chocolate you can find on the high street.
The White Stuff have just launched a fantastic range of t-shirts, dresses, polo shirts and more as part of their Fairtrade Sourced Cotton commitment.
You can check out the full collection – which features clothes for men and women – on their website.
You are invited to a clothing swap/sale on 6th April at the Holy Trinity Church & Centre – 11 a.m. for the SWAP event and 2 p.m. for the Sale. The SWAP event will include sustainable style tips and a brief talk about the one island one village campaign and schools4freedom project.
All proceeds will be going to the oneislandonevilage campaign, a campaign to bring a community in rural uttar pradesh out of slavery and into freedom through the Schools4Freedom project.
For more details about how you can get involved email us at OneIslandOneVillage@gmail.com, check out our instagram page (abolitionist guernsey), and also the oneislandonevillage facebook page.
Thanks to so many people Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 has been a resounding success.
Now let’s carry on the good work and ensure that yet more farmers and producers in the developing world can enjoy the benefits that Fairtrade brings.
Think Fairtrade – Buy Fairtrade!!
Waitrose & Partners is responding to Fairtrade’s call to action with a brand new commitment, it will make all the cocoa in its own brand confectionery 100% Fairtrade by the end of 2019. This will significantly increase its Fairtrade cocoa volumes so that farmers can sell more and with the new Minimum Price, they will benefit from a 20% increase in value.
……on Tuesday 5 March 2019.
…starting at 6.30 p.m. in The Drawing Room, Hotel de Havelet, St Peter Port.
….followed at 7.00 p.m. by enjoying the Special Fairtrade Menu (see attached) in the Copenhagen Bar and Grill.
Everyone welcome to both events. Please reserve your place for the meal to assist catering arrangements – email:email@example.com
Hotel de Havelet Fairtrade Menu 2019
We are delighted to welcome this super new cafe as a supporter of Fairtrade.
Call in and enjoy a relaxing break. The Fairtrade products on offer include filter coffee, sugar sticks, hot chocolate, espresso coffee beans and speciality blend tea bags.
……………. and look out for the message on the saucers!!#
A visit to the (new) M&S Cafe in St Peter Port will reveal…………