Monthly Archives: February 2010

Fairtrade campaigners challenge the people of Leeds to out swap Manchester during Fairtrade Fortnight

The chair of Fairtrade Leeds has issued a challenge to Leeds residents to make a real difference this Fairtrade Fortnight and buy more Fairtrade products than local rivals Manchester. The theme of this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs from 22 … Continue reading

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Meet the Producer: Talks and Tasters

On Thursday 4th March, at 7pm, we’re being¬† joined by Nioka Abbott, a Fairtrade farmer from the Windward Islands. Nioka will be speaking at our event at The Woodhouse Suite, University House, Leeds University. Along with a presentation from Nioka, … Continue reading

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What’s your ‘Big Swap’?

This year we’re asking you to swap your usual stuff for Fairtrade stuff.¬† Whether that be tea, coffee, fruit, cosmetics, chocolate etc. – why not swap your non-Fairtrade purchase for a Fairtrade one. Here in Leeds we’re asking people to … Continue reading

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Launch of Fairtrade Fortnight

This year Fairtrade Leeds launched Fairtrade Fortnight 2010 with a discussion on food politics. Activists from across the city and beyond met earlier today at Hungry for Activism, a conference to inform, educate and inspire action on food politics. People … Continue reading

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Showing Support for Fairtrade

Europe Direct showing support for Fairtrade at Leeds Central Library:

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