Fairtrade Fortnight 2023

For Fairtrade Fortnight 2023 Fairtrade Devon will be welcoming two visitors Madam Therese Nyirangwabije and Mr Vincent Nsengiyumva

For Fairtrade Fortnight 2023 Fairtrade Devon we welcomed two visitors Madam Thereoperative in Gakenke, North-west Rwanda. They have made a short video about their Co-operative.

The resources as used in the Fairtrade Fortnight Primary Schools’ Workshops are available to download.

There is a  programme of Community Events at which you will be able to meet our visitors, hear about growing and roasting coffee and sample Rwandan coffee

Fairtrade lunch – Tuesday 28th February, at 12.30/1pm

Cream tea event with Rwandan visitors – Tuesday 28th February 4.30pm – 5.30pm

Afternoon Cream Tea to meet Rwandan Coffee Farmers – Wednesday 1st March 3pm – 4.30pm

Trowbridge Fairtrade Town Group event. Publicity event with banner displayed, film, literature, display boards, refreshments. – Friday 3rd March 10am – 1pm

Highlighting 3 “endangered products”: coffee, cocoa and bananas. Displays by two local schools and Fairtrade refreshments – Saturday 4th March 10am – 12pm

Coffee morning with the Deputy Lord Mayor – Saturday 4th March 10am – 2pm

Coffee Morning and Fairtrade display – Saturday 4th March 10.30am -12.30pm

Fairtrade Coffee Morning – Saturday 4th March 10am – 12pm

‘Fairtrade on the Minister Green’ – Saturday 4th March 10am – 2pm

Social Evening with our Rwandan guests from Twongerekawa Coko Women’s Fairtrade Coffee Co-operative. Bring & Share meal and Rwandan coffee tasting – Saturday 4th March 6pm – 9pm

Fairtrade Church Service – Sunday 5th March 10:30am

Fairtrade Community Feast (Bring and Share) with Rwandan visitors – Sunday 5th March 12pm – 3pm

Fairtrade Coffee morning – Monday 6th March 10am – 12pm

Co-operative Party Fairtrade event – Monday 6th March 8pm

Afternoon tea with Rwandan visitors – Tuesday 7th March 3pm

A Celebration of Fairtrade in Ivybridge with our guests from Twongerekawa Coko coffee cooperative in Rwanda and Owen’s Coffee Roastery in Ivybridge – Wednesday 8th March 6pm – 7:30pm

Reception with councillors, shop owners and Fairtrade group members. – Friday 10th March 3pm

Dawlish Fairtrade Friends Concert – Friday 10th March 7:30pm (doors from 7pm)

Coffee morning with the Mayor – Saturday 11th March

Fairtrade Coffee morning, publicity and fundraising event – Saturday 11th March

International Women’s Day event – Saturday 11th March 11am – 4pm

Church service followed by Fairtrade refreshments – Sunday 12th March 10am