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Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

Fairtrade cake and coffee afternoon

We had a fantastic number of people come to try the cakes each class had made using Fairtrade ingredients and taste Fairtrade tea and coffee. Visitors from the Methodist church and St. George's church enjoyed the event and listened to a presentation by Gracie one of our ETHOS members about Fairtrade. Everyone took part in a quiz devised by Zainab and Chloe from ETHOS and learned more facts about Fairtrade. Chocolate was for sale along with other goods on our Fairtrade stall and samples of chocolate from the Meaningful Chocolate Company were given to the adults to try. ETHOS members were welcomers, waiters and waitresses and helped to bring parents' children up to the Hall to join them for a drink and cake. It was a wonderful occasion and thanks to everyone who came along and also to Martin Bates from the Co-op who popped in for a coffee and chat!

Ethos group work with the CO-OP

Ethos group was visited on 3rd March by two community champions from the CO- OP.They came to talk about their work and to explain why the CO-OP began their support of Fairtrade over 25 years ago. They explained that were the first supermarket to introduce Fairtrade products in their stores. Ethos group had lots of questions to ask them and they in turn were pleased at how much knowledge and awareness was in the room.

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