A big thank you to everyone in Selkirk who supported the Fairtrade Big Brew and our Fairtrade Pop-up Shop last week. You bought an amazing £859.49 worth of Fairtrade goods from a wide range of countries. Money earned by farmers … Continue reading
Open Door plays its part in Fairtrade Fortnight. Lunch on 13 March saw fairtrade pasta on the menu, Fairtrade placemats along with a world map showing where Fairtrade products come from. There was a Fairtrade stall where folk could purchase … Continue reading
Selkirk’s Big Brew for Fairtrade Fortnight, held last Saturday morning in the Parish Church Hall, was a roaring success. Over £260 of Fairtrade goods were sold which will benefit Fairtrade producers, and a further £500 was raised from the Fairtrade … Continue reading
Dressing up as a banana may be a step too far for some, but it certainly attracted customers to the Fairtrade Pop-up Shop. Over £400 of Fairtrade products were sold in two days. Thanks to all who purchased them!
It’s a scandal that the people who grow the food we take for granted can’t always feed their own families. We can support farmers and workers to put food on the table for their families by harnessing the power of … Continue reading
The Selkirk Fairtrade Group was delighted to hear last week that their application to renew the town’s Fairtrade Town status for a further two years has been accepted by the Fairtrade Foundation. In her letter of acceptance, Rachael Sweet, the … Continue reading
Fairtrade Fortnight in Selkirk was a resounding success! The two pop-up shops, a pasta party and coffee morning resulted in the sale of over £850 of Fairtrade goods. In addition to this £317.52 was raised for the Traidcraft Fair Essentials … Continue reading