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:firstname.lastname@example.org
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…………
Do you like great chocolate, coffee, tea, bananas?
Do you shop fair by choosing Fairtrade?
Could you spare an hour or two to help Guernsey remain a Fairtrade Island?
The Fairtrade Guernsey Steering Group started in 2005 and this small group of volunteers would welcome new people to join in.
In the near future there will be vacancies for:
The above positions support a small, friendly and welcoming team and we’d be delighted to hear from you.
Please contact: Steve Mauger for further information email@example.com
Six organic and Fairtrade teas from Clipper’s portfolio is now available to over 90 million passengers annually. Not only is the tea organic it will also be served in cups made from plants not plastic. The plastic-free cups are fully compostable, made from sustainably-sourced card and lined with plant-based PLA. Clipper never uses bleach to whiten the bag and is working to develop a fully-biodegradable, GM-free tea bag from solely plant-based materials.
Founded in Dorset in 1984 and now the world’s largest Fairtrade tea brand, Clipper is thrilled to be supplying easyJet and looking forward to seeing Clipper’s Fairtrade tea served in the skies for the first time.”
Guernsey has been recognised as a Fairtrade Island since March 2006 and the Fairtrade Guernsey Steering Group continues to work to ensure a better deal for producers and farmers in poor developing countries. Meeting about six times a year and with a focus on Fairtrade Fortnight the team arrange various initiatives and often welcome Fairtrade visitors to the island. New members to join the Group are always very welcome and our next meeting is on 4 October 2018. If you’d like to help or want to know more, please contact Steve Mauger (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). Your input would be much appreciated, and looking to our AGM next year, we will also be looking to fill the following vacancies: Secretary, Assistant Secretary and Minute Secretary.