Fairtrade Fortnight

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Fairtrade Fortnight takes place for two weeks each year at the end of February and start of March, hundreds of individuals, companies and groups across Ireland come together to share the stories of the people who grow our food, people who are often exploited and underpaid.

Join the launch of Fairtrade Fortnight at 4.30pm on Monday 22nd February to celebrate some of the things that are happening.

The launch will have very short, 5 minutes each, samples from across all the kinds of events that will be happening during the Fortnight.

The photographer Sean Hawkey will show a couple of photographs from his exhibition about Climate Change and Fairtrade farmers; Fairtrade Fortnight’s new advertising campaign will be featured; the micro-finance NGO Prospero will explain how they support Fairtrade farmers’ coops and how you could support them; some partner companies will tell us what they are doing; an artist will talk  about her new mural on Merrion street; the development education organisation, 80:20 will share Fairtrade Fortnight new schools education pack about chocolate and Fairtrade; Fairtrade communities in Donegal will share what they are doing during the Fortnight; Colm O’Gorman from Amnesty International will be doing a couple of cooking demonstrations, and chocolatier David Greenwood Haigh will be showing us how to make truffles…

Fairtrade Fortnight takes place 22 Feb – 27 March 2021.
Take a look at he lineup here

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Steven Galvin

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