FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT CRAFT FAIR 2018
Find out who and what will be at the latest installment of the bi-annual Fairtrade Fair
Where: Parkinson Court
When: Tuesday 27th February 2018, 11:00 – 15:00
The University of Leeds has held Fairtrade University status since 2005. Awarded by the Fairtrade Foundation, this reflects the Universities commitment to promoting and supporting Fairtrade.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 runs from 26 February to 11 March 2018, and this year it is focused on supporting the farmers and workers who grow our food.
As part of this commitment The University of Leeds hold a bi-annual Fairtrade & Craft Fair, with stalls operated by Fairtrade approved groups, staff, and local companies. The stallholders attending the Fair will be offering a wide spectrum of Fairtrade and Homemade Crafts, perfect for gifts or a treat for yourself!
Great Food at Leeds will be there with competitions, refreshments and cakes made from the finest ingredients by our expert chefs, as well as information on how the University contributes to Fairtrade and our commitment to ethically sourced ingredients.
Ketra Kyosiimire, who is partner in a coffee cooperative in Uganda, will give a presentation about how Fairtrade helps farmers and communities at 12:30 in the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery.
Ketra will show the history of how her group came to become Fairtrade certified, what life was like before and the differences it has made to the lives of the community. This is open to everyone so please feel free to come along!
Below are just a few of the people and companies that will be attending this year, but there are many more, so come and join us at Parkinson Court on Tuesday 27th February 2018.