PHOTO: Child taste-testing Fairtrade chocolate

We are building up a set of online resources to help people of all ages understand and engage with Fairtrade and the ethics of the decisions we all make as consumers.

If you would like to be involved in contributing or creating resources for our collection or if you have a request for a particular kind of resource that would help you to spread the Fairtrade message in our Fairtrade City then please get in touch.

Autumn Conference at University of Birmingham

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; So please put the event in your diary; West Midlands Fairtrade Conference 26 September 2015 – University of […]

10 Years of Fairtrade in Birmingham Celebration

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 […]

Supplier in the Spotlight

As the world economy limps and prods it’s way through various obstacles and whirlwinds, the focus has entirely shifted to consumers in the west. What we choose to buy shapes the lives of people on the other side of the world, be it food, clothes or other essential accessories. But it seems we have lost […]

The Banana Squeeze

Lots of children like bananas and will certainly be used to seeing them stacked high in our supermarkets. This assembly for primary-age children uses role play to make them think about all those involved in the banana supply chain, who take their cut of the price paid for the bananas at the till, and how […]