Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 Events This Weekend

Saturday 3rd March

All day: ‘Fairtrade Honey Day’ at the Windmill Shop in Headington. Come along and sample a range of homemade items with honey being the common ingredient.

11.30–14.30 Women Working for a Fair Deal Talks by Rukhshanda Naz and Sabita Banerji about pioneering projects in Pakistan and India. Rukhshanda is a board member of Khwendo Kor that empowers women and families in Pakistan through micro-credit, education, and work for women’s rights. Sabita works with Just Change, a radical social trading movement that ensures poor producers and consumers get a fair deal. Fair Trade stalls and refreshments, including lunch. Venue: St. Columba’s Church, Alfred St.

13.00-16.00 Family Friendly Activity – Find out how you can support Fair Trade and take part in our family activities. University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane. For more information visit http://www.botanic-garden.ox.ac.uk Tel:01865286690

Sunday 4th March

9.00–17.00 Joining Forces: Co-Operatives and Fair Trade. Celebrating the UN International Year of the Co-operatives and Fair Trade Fortnight. Learn about how fair trade and co-ops have benefited their communities. Fair trade and co-operative exhibition, food tasting, join a local co-operative, and fair trade products sale. Venue: Oxford Hub, Turl Street Kitchen FREE ENTRY. Organised by Trading for Development and The Midcounties Co-operative Society.

For more information about What’s On in Oxford During Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

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