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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT


Fairtrade Fortnight is fast approaching and we have created a virtual challenge that will give you the chance to tell your story and explain why fairtrade is important to you. It will also be a chance to showcase your products and the people that work with you.

On the first day of Fairtrade Fortnight we'll do a post containing 14 prompts, one for each day. (You can download the prompts post below) The prompts are:


  1. Share an event happening in Fairtrade fortnight

  2. Who are you?

  3. Where are you based?

  4. Share a behind-the-scenes photo of you/your team/artisans that work with at work.

  5. Share a favourite product

  6. How is it made?

  7. Share a post from another BAFTS member

  8. Tell us about some great packaging

  9. Share an interesting statistic related to fair trade

  10. Tell us about a new venture for 2021

  11. A quote that resonates with you

  12. Tell us a story about sustainability

  13. Favourite Fairtrade treat?

  14. Share a story of an inspiring woman that you work with

When posting, don’t forget the hashtags! Use #FairtradeFortnight and #BAFTSmember when posting on Facebook or Twitter. On Instagram you can use loads of hashtags, so in addition to the above, we suggest #UKFairTradeNetwork #ChooseTheWorldYouWant #FairtradeConnections #ChooseToChallenge #WomenOfFairTrade #ClimateFairtradeAndYou plus your location and any other hashtags you normally use.


[DOWNLOAD PROMPTS POST]



EVENTS: (Full festival lineup)

- Fair Trade Fortnight 22 February - 7 March

- Virtual tour of Hadeel craft workshop in Gaza 22 February

- Cook Along with Euten Lindsay 22 February

- Fairtrade Campaigner Forum 23 February

- Faces of Fairtrade with Photographer Sean Hawkey 24 February

- Fly The Fairtrade Flag with fairandfunky! 25 February

- Music Evening with Ghanaian musician Richard Wiafe 26 February

- Wake Up and Taste the Coffee 27 February

- Climate Change Coffee Morning with Jenipher / Bore Coffi Newid yn yr Hinsaw 27 February

- Fairtrade Taskmaster 27 February

- Good Taste the Sheffield fair trade Shop's 6th birthday celebration 1 March

- Cook Along with Sandy Docherty 1 March

- Fairtrade Truffle Making with David Greenwood-Haigh of Coeur de Xocolat 2 March

- Bruce Crowther MBE talks about writing his book: "Not In My Lifetime" 4 March

- Fairtrade in a time of COVID 5 March

- Poetry evening with Clare Shaw, Zoe Brigley and Kristian Evans 5 March

- Indian Dance Workshop with Avtar Panesar 6 March

- Pocklington FLAG Online Fairtrade Coffee Morning 6 March

- Virtual tour of Hadeel craft workshop in Bethlehem 8 March



USEFUL LINKS:

Fairtrade Foundation Campaign Page

Fairtrade Yorkshire

Scottish Fair Trade Forum

Fair Trade Wales

WFTO's #WomenofFairTrade Campaign


Let us know if you have events or links to add to the list, email sophie@justtrade.co.uk

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