World Fair Trade Day

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World Fair Trade Day in May is a very important event in the Fair Trade calendar. In 2014 it falls on Saturday 10th May and this year we will be celebrating by holding our Fair Trade Market in Parliament Street.   Last year's event included an evening of entertainment that was sold out well in advance. Pictured to the right, Helen Harrison, … [Read more...]

Introducing our schools event

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  This year’s Schools Conference will take place at the same venue on Thursday Jan 23rd 2014.. Last year York St John University kindly hosted the second Fairtrade Schools Conference here in York on Wednesday 23rd January,, arranged by York Fair Trade Forum and the Centre for Global Education. A large number of Primary and Secondary … [Read more...]

Fair Trade Fortnight in York

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Go Bananas this Fairtrade Fortnight!   Help York Fair Trade Forum and Friends to celebrate the  10th Anniversary of York as a Fairtrade City SATURDAY 8th MARCH 2014   2pm – 5pm in St Helen’s Square:                Make Bananas Fair! Come and meet Colombian Fairtrade banana farmer Aimeth, sample banana-themed snacks, find out more … [Read more...]

Pre 2014 News

Professor Bob Doherty

Professor educates York activists Fair trade activists gathered at the Priory Street Centre, for the York Fair Trade Forum Annual General Meeting. A full team of enthusiastic candidates was elected, to help run the group and its many activities that take place across the city. Helen Harrison gave an annual report which highlighted the thriving … [Read more...]