Posts Tagged ‘Greenford’

Join us for Ealing Fairtrade Group’s meeting on Tuesday 19 June – 6.45pm

June 14th, 2018 Comments off

We will be meeting in the Northolt Leisure Library, Eastcote Ln North, Northolt, London UB5 4AB. Join us and find out how you can help us kick-start activity across London Borough of Ealing. We welcome you whatever your age, whether you are a resident or employee, or business or student, and whether you’re new to volunteering. We look forward to seeing you. Please let us know if you are coming or get in touch with queries to email

Ealing’s Divine Fairtrade

February 25th, 2015 Comments off

On 24th February Divine’s amazing chocolate van visited Greenford High School to promote Fairtrade during Fairtrade Fortnight. As well as sampling their array of delicious chocolates, students were able to purchase a bar from their huge selection- which included white chocolate and strawberries, toffee and sea salt and dark chocolate and chili and orange to name but a few. The students hugely enjoyed and appreciated the quirky van and learnt about Ghana– where most of Divine’s cocoa comes from.

Greenford High School is pursuing FairAware Status currently and this visit helped a lot!

The van then went on to Ealing Town Hall where it was open to council staff and the public, and it was very successful there too.

Greenford High School students and staff learning about Fairtrade from Divine Van!

Greenford High School students and staff learning about Fairtrade from Divine Van!

It then made a stop at Ealing Town hall with equal success!

It then made a stop at Ealing Town hall with equal success!

Greenford Library gets a Fairtrade make-over!

May 23rd, 2013 Comments off

Greenford Library, in the London Borough of Ealing, supported World Fairtrade Day in May with a display of leaflets and brochures we supplied, along with the following books:

Fair Trade, The challenges of transforming globalization Laura T. Haynolds (9780415772037)
This book looks at the way Fair Trade links food consumers and agricultural producers across the world and lies at the heart of key efforts to reshape the global economy. This book reveals the challenges the movement faces in its effort to transform globalization, emphasizing the problems in working both in, and against, the market.

Fair Trade J. DeCarlo (9781851685219)
Grounded in the inspiring power of Fair Trade as a positive alternative to poverty, environmental destruction, and human exploitation, this enlightening book explains how we can make a difference.

Is Fair Trade Fair? E. Valiente-Riedl E. (9780230308152)
This book takes a look at Fairtrade values and markets.

The Fair Trade Revolution J. Bowes (9780745330785)
Written by the leading lights of the Fair Trade movement, including Harriet Lamb (Executive Director of the Fairtrade Foundation) and Bruce Crowther (Establisher of the world’s first Fair Trade Town) this book will inspire activists and consumers to keep making the right choices.

The Fairtrade Everyday Cookbook Novis C. (9781405355513)
An everyday cookbook showing how easy it is to buy, cook and eat Fairtrade foods – for people who care where their food comes from! A mouth-watering cookbook of fantastic Fairtrade recipes, each featuring the most important ingredient of all: they are made with produce that is seeded, nurtured and provided by farmers and suppliers getting a better, fairer deal for their work.

Fair Trade? A. Cooper (9780749655211)
This series discusses current world issues, promoting a greater understanding of global issues. Encourages readers to make their own decisions, to voice their opinion and discuss this with others.

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