Upcoming events

January 24, 2013

Fairtrade @ St Michaels have been in touch with news of two upcoming events…

1. Tuesday 12th Feb, “Kokoo about Chocolate: A Chocofest for Pancake Day”. Carol Wills, formerly of Oxfam, and who is a non-executive director of Divine Chocolate, will talk about fairtrade chocolate and specifically about the Kuapa Kokoo chocolate producers in Ghana whom she will have just visited. There will be samples of many different ranges of fairtrade chocolates to try, and pancakes with chocolaty fillings to enjoy. A useful and informative evening in an informal and enjoyable setting. This event is free and open to all.

Details: 8.30pm in Harris Lecture Theatre, Oriel College, Oriel Square, Oxford OX1 4EW. Flyer for this attached.

2. Wednesday 6th March, 7.30pm “How Fair is Fair?” a panel discussion on the effectiveness of fair trade. The panel will include Professor Christopher Cramer, Head of the Department of Development Studies at SOAS, and Traidcraft Chief Executive Paul Chandler. With (fairtrade of course) wine and nibbles. A brilliant opportunity to ask searching questions of the experts who have enormous experience and a range of views. Free. Venue to be arranged, and will be on the Fairtrade at St Michaels website www.fairtradeatstmichaels.co.uk

chocolate tasting poster b&w flat.pdf


Exclusive Roots Winter Sale Now On

January 17, 2013

Local Fair Trade store Exclusive Roots winter sale is running until the 23rd of January. Find out more from the attached poster or visit them at:
Exclusive Roots

8 Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6HT

ExRoots sale.pdf


A Fresh, Fair Start for 2013?

January 3, 2013

Twin Trading is recruiting a new Managing Director.

TWIN is a Fair Trade, membership-based organization, working to build better lives for the poorest and most marginalised women and men in the trading chain. TWIN does this through its Producer Partnership Programme,  and through the creation of market access for smallholder farmers organized in cooperatives in the global south, through its wholly owned subsidiary company TWIN TRADING.

The closing date for applications is January 11th so if you think this could be for you, act quick!

For more information on the job follow this link