Fun-packed evening for Fairtrade Fortnight

York Fair Trade Forum hosted a successful evening at the Basement Bar on Tuesday 24 February to kick off Fairtrade Fortnight. It featured a showing of the Fairtrade Foundation's new short film, Fairtrade Matters, which tells the story of two Fairtrade tea farmers in southern Malawi. This moving 13-minute film has added poignancy because, since it … [Read more...]

Setting out our (Fairtrade) stall

So how do you know what we are about? Why not do what lots of York residents and visitors do? Come and visit us at one of our stalls. We have: lots of information – always; Fair Trade crafts – sometimes; Fair Trade cakes and goodies (plus their recipes) – often. We are good at meeting people and answering questions about Fair Trade. Here are … [Read more...]

Tour de Fairtrade Yorkshire: Le Film

Some of our members recently went along to support Fairtrade Yorkshire's event where a peeloton of Fairtrade bananas cycled the Tour leg between Oxenhope and Haworth. The short film 'Tour de Fairtrade Yorkshire: Le Film' is being spread far & wide, it has even reached 'Fairtrade in Kenya.' Watch it on the You Tube link … [Read more...]