Fairtrade Fortnight runs from
27th Feb – 11th March 2012
Sandra Rojas, Fairtrade sesame producer from Nicaragua will be in Bristol from 24th Feb – 12th March.
She has a full programme of visiting schools and community groups.
Visit organised jointly with Bristol Link with Nicaragua.
Press Launch : Tuesday 28th Feb at Ashton Park School.
Lord Mayor and school children welcome Sandra to Bristol – photo opportunity
Fairtrade Fortnight celebration at Burges Salmon, Tuesday 28th Feb 12-2pm
Fairtrade food samples, films and information and special Fairtrade offers in the café.
Fairtrade Fortnight event at Lyons Davidson, Monday 5th March 1-2pm
Fairtrade food samples, films and talk
International Women’s Day Celebration, Thursday 8th March 7-9pm at Halo Café Bar
Sandra Rojas, Fairtrade sesame producer from Nicaragua
Rosie Martin, African Initiatives
Peninah Achieng, Chair Bristol Link with Beira
Music from Ujima Radio and Food from Halo Café Bar
Tickets available from http://iwdbristol.eventbrite.co.uk/
Bristol Fairtrade Business Awards, Friday 9th March, 12-2pm, Leigh Court
Awards Ceremony for the first ever Fairtrade Business Awards, hosted by the BBC’s George Alagiah, sponsored by the Co-operative group.
An opportunity to promote and celebrate local ethical businesses, and to inspire others to do more to support Fairtrade.
Deadline for entries is 31st January !! Enter online at http://www.bristolfairtrade.org.uk/FTF2012/BusinessAwards2012/Awards.html
Speakers: Sandra Rojas, Fairtrade Producer from Nicaragua and James Bennett, Business Manager, Fairtrade Foundation.
All businesses who enter the Awards are sent 2 free tickets to the event
Further tickets available at £10 each (including Fairtrade lunch and drinks) from http://www.businesswest.co.uk/events.aspx