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Guernsey – It’s time to bust some of those Fairtrade myths!

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.

https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/Media-Centre/Blog/2019/February/7-things-people-get-wrong-about-Fairtrade?utm_medium=email&utm_source=engagingnetworks&utm_campaign=null&utm_content=Supporter+Welcome+journey+4+2018

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Time to enjoy your Fairtrade cuppa….

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.

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Good stuff from The White Stuff!

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.

https://www.whitestuff.com/womens/dresses/coral-red-print-selina-fairtrade-dress/#HUUKSQgLQ18AAAFpw1kL5oPy

 

Events Supporters

Clothing swap / sale – Abolitionist Guernsey

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.

About us Events Fairtrade Fortnight News Supporters

TONIGHT – Fairtrade Guernsey Steering Group AGM followed by Special Fairtrade Meal…

……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:stevemauger@cwgsy.net

Hotel de Havelet Fairtrade Menu 2019