Friday, 22 February 2013

Fairtrade Fortnight 2013

Fairtrade Fortnight 2013 – Get Involved!
25th February – 10th March

Volunteering Opportunities and Event Line Up.

Fair trade Fortnight is a time to raise awareness of the need for a fairer way to trade, show support for farmers and producers around the world and celebrate Wales’ commitment as the world’s first Fair Trade Nation.

Fair trade Wales are planning an exciting programme of activities and events across Wales and there are lots of opportunities for you to get involved:

Volunteering: Are you passionate about Fair Trade? Would you like to support a Fair Trade event in your area? Why not join the Fair Trade fun and volunteer with us during Fairtrade Fortnight. You can choose to give an hour, a day or however long you want!

Below you can find a list of upcoming events in your area. Job roles include the following:

Job Roles:
• Help set up stalls
• Man the stall, talk to the public and give out leaflets and free Fair trade food and products
• Direct people to Fair Dos/encourage sales and increase awareness of Fair trade
• Set up samples and keep them stocked
• Take photos

Thursday 28th February 2013
Wales & The World &The World in Wales, Senedd, Cardiff Bay 9am – 5pm
Email stating your availability or ring 07912 496044 for more information.

Saturday 2nd & 9th March
Fairtrade Bike, Cardiff Central library, 9am-12pm
The Fairtrade Bike will be in Cardiff Central Library to sell fair trade coffee, chai, and fruit.

Tuesday 5th March,
Olive Farmers meeting, Beverton Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff University, CF10 3AT, 12 - 2pm,
Meet the Olive Farmers from Palestine with Cardiff University Islamic Society (all welcome)

Tuesday 5th March 2013
Olive Tasting Meet the Producer event, Chapter Arts Centre, 5pm -8pm
Meet the producers at the start of the Fair trade food chain, taste their products and learn about Fair trade!
To get involved, contact Emma Robson, Student Liaison Officer on

Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th March
Global Festival, Treforest campus 4th March, Atrium campus 5th March, 11am-2pm
Celebrate cultural diversity and raise awareness of Fair trade products in the local area at Fair trade Taster Fayres
To get involved contact Emma Robson, Student Liaison Officer, on

25th February – 8th March 2013
Fair trade stalls, Cardiff Students Union, any time you wish
Engage with Cardiff University students, increase the awareness of Fair trade products and give out free food!
To get involved contact Megan David, Welfare and Community Officer, on

Fair Do's will also be open late on 5th March so you can shop until 8pm for your favourite Fair trade delights!

For more information on events happening in your area, visit 

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