Fairtrade Fortnight 2009

Posted 18 Jan 2009 by Marc Fowler in Past Events

Fairtrade Fortnight happens every year in the UK. It is an opportunity to increase the awareness of Fairtrade in our cities, towns and villages in fun and exciting ways. There are all sorts of events being held nationally including a few things in Woodbridge.

Saturday 28th February
Special event at Poppy’s Pantry, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Special offers on Fairtrade products, childrens competitions and the chance to win a Fairtrade Hamper. Also local produce and information stalls. Poppy’s Pantry can be found at the Sidings, Wilford Bridge Road, Melton (between the traffic lights and railway station in Melton) Website

Saturday 7th March
Fairtrade Tasting at Snape Maltings
A chance to taste a variety of their Fairtrade products in “House & Garden” as part of Fairtrade Fortnight. Snape Maltings is a few miles north of Woodbridge. Website

Throughout Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade For Woodbridge stall and colouring competition in Budgens
We will have a display at Budgens in the Turban Centre throughout Fairtrade Fortnight. This will mostly be unmanned but will provide details about Fairtrade and our achievements in Woodbridge. Budgens will also be holding a colouring competition for children to win an Easter Egg!

Special offers in local shops
Keep an eye out for special offers on Fairtrade products in some of our local shops between 23rd February and 8th March!