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2016 Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 – Banana Army is BACK!

Two years ago The Fairtrade Foundation launched their Fairtrade Fortnight campaign to Stick with Foncho, a banana farmer from Columbia. The campaign that Fortnight focussed on bananas……and thanks to twitter friends (including @sallyreith @FTBristol and @mrsFairtrade) the #BananaArmy was born.   Fast forward to 2016 and the #BananaArmy has reached new levels of campaigning with […]

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‘Around The World’ for Fairtrade Fortnight 2016!

To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 fairandfunky held TWO fairandfunky Fairtrade Conferences for Schools in both Huddersfield and Batley. The conferences were  fully booked with 170 students and 40 teachers from across Kirklees coming together to celebrate and learn about Fairtrade in creative workshops from Fair Grounds, Fair Connections, The Fairtrade Foundation, Coeur de Xocolat and fairandfunky.   Four […]

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Fairtrade Fortnight: Read all about it! Around the world with paper!

During Fairtrade Fortnight fairandfunky host TWO Fairtrade Conferences for Schools on the theme ‘Around The World’. Inspiring over 200 children to think about where products come from and who made them; empowering them to change the world.     Delighted to welcome Nina, one of our Conference workshop providers Fair Grounds to the guest blog to take you ‘Around The […]

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Teach Your Way ‘Around The World’ with Traidcraft

During Fairtrade Fortnight fairandfunky host TWO Fairtrade Conferences for Schools on the theme ‘Around The World’. Inspiring over 200 children to think about where products come from and who made them; empowering them to change the world.     Delighted to welcome Caroline Hardaker, The Schools Coordinator with Traidcraft – Conference Champion Sponsor for our Batley Conference.  […]

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Make it Fair: Around the World with Fairtrade Chocolate

During Fairtrade Fortnight fairandfunky host TWO Fairtrade Conferences for Schools on the theme ‘Around The World’. Inspiring over 200 children to think about where products come from and who made them; empowering them to change the world.     Delighted to welcome David Greenwood-Haigh from Coeur de Xocolat, one of our brilliant conference workshop providers, to today’s guest blog:   […]

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Invest in Fairtrade ‘Around the world’ with Shared Interest Foundation

During Fairtrade Fortnight fairandfunky host TWO Fairtrade Conferences for Schools on the theme ‘Around The World’. Inspiring over 200 children to think about where products come from and who made them; empowering them to change the world.     Delighted to welcome Conference Partners Shared Interest Foundation to today’s guest blog:   “Shared Interest Foundation was established […]

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Make Your Coffee Count: Around The World with Fairtrade

During Fairtrade Fortnight fairandfunky host TWO Fairtrade Conferences for Schools on the theme ‘Around The World’. Inspiring over 200 children to think about where products come from and who made them; empowering them to change the world.     Delighted to welcome Nigel Kaye from Suma Wholefoods, one of our brilliant Conference Partners, to today’s guest blog:   […]

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Around The World with Fairtrade and social media!

During Fairtrade Fortnight fairandfunky host TWO Fairtrade Conferences for Schools on the theme ‘Around The World’. Inspiring over 200 children to think about where products come from and who made them; empowering them to change the world.     Delighted to welcome Conference Partners Social Progress to today’s guest blog:   “Hello! We’re Janet Bebb and Esther Orridge […]

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Around The World with Fairtrade: Meet The Smallholders with JTS

During Fairtrade Fortnight fairandfunky host TWO Fairtrade Conferences for Schools on the theme ‘Around The World’. Inspiring over 200 children to think about where products come from and who made them; empowering them to change the world.     Delighted to welcome Conference Partners JTS – Fair Food Fine Food to today’s guest blog:     “The […]

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Around the World for Fairtrade Fortnight – Go Nuts!

During Fairtrade Fortnight fairandfunky host TWO Fairtrade Conferences for Schools on the theme ‘Around The World’. Inspiring over 200 children to think about where they food comes from and who grows it; empowering them to change the world.     Delighted to welcome Conference Partners Liberation Nuts to the guest blog to take you ‘Around The World’ […]

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Fairtrade Fanatics Get Ready for Fairtrade Fortnight with fairandfunky!

Following the success of the ‘fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Schools’ in February 2015, this Fairtrade Fortnight, fairandfunky will host not one, but TWO Fairtrade conferences for schools throughout Kirklees! And both are fully booked!   The conferences, held at the Creative and Media Studio School in Huddersfield, and at the Indian Muslim Welfare Society in Batley, […]

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