Fairtrade Fortnight in Baltinglass

Fairtrade Fortnight is now underway in Baltinglass, which was made a Fairtrade town eight years ago.

There are a number of events planned over the next two weeks to highlight the difference Fairtrade makes to farmers and workers in developing countries.

 

 FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT

IN BALTINGLASS

24 February – 9 March 2014

 

EVENTS

(* = open to the public)

 Fri. 28 Feb.           

afternoon — *Fairtrade Tasting @ Pattersons Butchers

 

Sat. 1 March         

morning — *Fairtrade tea / coffee @ the Country Market

 

Fri. 7 March “FAIRTRADE FRIDAY”

morning — Fairtrade bananas & melted chocolate @ Scoil Chonglais

 afternoon — *Fairtrade Friday HOT SPOT @ Murrays Sweet Shop

 evening — Fairtrade smoothies @ Ladies’ GAA training

 

Sat. 8 March         

morning — *Fairtrade tea / coffee @ the Country Market

 

ON-GOING THROUGH FORTNIGHT

  • Primary Schools art activities
  • Art Work Project led by local artist Maura O’Halloran and sponsored by Wicklow County Council Library Service
  • Fairtrade products highlighted by ‘shelf talkers’ @ Fishers Centra
  • Display of Fairtrade products @ All Things Natural
  • Fairtrade products highlighted @ Gillespies SuperValu
  • Fairtrade desserts served @ Horans Bar
  • Fairtrade coffee & chocolate served @ Evolution

 

For updates see Baltinglass Fairtrade Committee on Facebook:             www.facebook.com/BaltinglassFT

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