Birmingham celebrated 10 years of being a Fairtrade City in 2015 and Fairtrade Birmingham (the organisation that maintains the City’s Fairtrade status) is looking for Fairtrade Employers willing to become Flagship Fairtrade Employers for the City. To become a Fairtrade Employer you need to ensure that Fairtrade products are used in the workplace (i.e. tea […]
The New Gem magazine for Birmingham and Solihull is free to our web site users, by clicking the link; GEM Magazine December 2015 GEM Magazine December 2015. The February edition during Fairtrade Fortnight will feature an article about Fairtrade and Sustainability in Birmingham and the links to climate-change.
The regional FAIRTRADE supporters conference will take place 26th September 2015 at the University of Birmingham, Selly Oak, at Staff House at 10.00 am – 4.00 pm (Lunch provided, free entry) Register for this free event by clicking; http://e-activist.com/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1904&ea.campaign.id=39715 So please put the event in your diary; West Midlands Fairtrade Conference 26 September 2015 – University of […]
Please come and join us and meet the Traidcraft team, a must for anyone interested in Fairtrade. Below is a schedule of the days events. A U T U M N R O A D S H O W The Church at Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX Thursday 10th September 2015 10.00 am – Coffee […]
We are celebrating 10 years of FAIRTRADE Birmingham and our City renewal, with a celebration evening at Carrs Lane Methodist Church on Wednesday 14th October at 6.00 p.m (Refreshments provided). Please come and join us for our renewal ceremony awarding the people of Birmingham the Fairtrade renewal. This promises to be a vibrant evening of […]
Our next meeting will be at The Council House, Birmingham on the 13th April 20.15 at 5.30. We are looking for new members so please get in touch if you would like to come along.
This Harvest Festival we are asking Faith-Groups of all kinds, to hold small-scale producers, farmers and agricultural workers and their families in their prayers. We are asking you to think local and to think global, because our local farmers and producers and those in far away lands, equally deserve our thoughts and where possible our […]
Lorraine Cookson FAB Chair has been visiting the City of Leipzig, who are moving towards becoming a “Fairtrade City”. Lorraine is there to help develop links between the two cities and find ways we might work together to benefit communities and deliver on sustainability.
Our next FAB meeting will be at 5.30 at the Council House on Tuesday 23rd September. At the meeting we will set meetings until the end of the year and into the new year. We want to consider alternative venues, returning to City Council offices Quarterly with regular meetings at Birmingham City Council offices at Lancaster circus. […]