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