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Garstang Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

Garstang The World's First Fairtrade Town

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Fairtade Fortnight 2012

Garstang Cycling club eat Fairtrade bananas before cycling around Garstang to promote Fairtrade and healthy sustainable living
Soroptimists from the North West of England who attended the seminar "Shouting up for Women" to mark International Womens' Day at the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool.
Year 7 students from Garstang Academy made footprints to show their own steps for Fairtrade. They held a Fairtrade cake stall with help from Year 10 students Rachel, Sarah and Megan, with teacher Mrs Witte.
Jennipher Wettaka  with Ruth Bruce, Chair of  Garstang Fairtrade Steering Group, Joanne Coffey of Equal Exchange, Tomomi Saito of Tokyo University and Susan Calloner, Soroptimist International at St Thomas’ CE Primary School. Jennipher talked to pupils and adults about Fairtrade coffee production and the importance of Fairtrade in her community.
27.02.12 Fairtrade Assembly St John Cross CE Primary School                                                                      8.45 am
28.02.12 Fairtrade Assembly St Michaels CE Primary School 9.00 am
28.02.12 onwards. Shops and Businesses display schools' footprints in windows.                                               Garstang High Street and around Garstang 10.00am onwards

 Massatoma Mounkoro, cotton farmer from Mali; meet students and lecturers from Myerscough College

Myerscough College morning       
29.02.2012 Jennipher Wettaka Coffee grower visit St. Thomas C of E Primary School Years 4 and 6

St. Thomas C of E Primary School


Producers visit and Fairtrade lunch

Massatoma Mounkoro

Jennipher Wettaka
FIG tree Garstang 12.00 – 2.00

Cycling Club

 Eat Fairtrade bananas for energy before cycle ride.
Start at Royal Oak Garstang 9.00am
04.03.12 Ethiopian Coffee ceremony FIG Tree Garstang 3.00pm
07.03.12 Display of Fairtrade products and information at Soroptimist International Fylde's conference "Shouting up for Women" to mark  International Women's Day Hilton Hotel, Blackpool 9.30am-4.30pm                                    

 Booth's displayed footprints designed by Garstang Community Primary School.
 Avis from the Coffee Pot has footprints from St John Cross Primary School, Bilsborough, in her window to promote Fairtrade during Fairtrade Fortnight.
 St Mary Michael's Primary School's footprints have Fairtrade pledges displayed at the Co-op, a stalwart Fairtrade supporter.

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