Tag: fair trade

Posted on: April 16, 2019 Posted by: Lynn Herron Comments: 0

New from Pachamama

We’ve had a delivery of a big selection of sterling silver and sterling silver with semi-precious stones jewellery from our friend Sabine at Pachamama. Sabine imports jewellery on a fair trade basis from Bali and Java. Sabine not only pays a fair price “We never use our buying power to force prices down. We pay a good price for our jewellery, and in return expect the highest quality of work…

Posted on: March 28, 2019 Posted by: Lynn Herron Comments: 0

Easter Egg Hunt at Orchard School

By the kind invitation of the headteacher, last Saturday we were off to Barton-le-Clay to run a fair trade stall at the Orchard School Easter Egg Hunt. Parents and their children had great fun finding clues in the grounds before coming indoors to enjoy refreshments and a variety of stalls and a tombola. Fortunately the staff realised in time that our van was parked on top of one of the…

Posted on: March 19, 2019 Posted by: Lynn Herron Comments: 0

International Women’s Day

Friday 8th March fell in Fairtrade Fortnight but was also International Women’s Day. Invited by the International Sub-Committee of the Bedfordshire County Federation of Women’s Institutes we ran a stall at their meeting in Flitwick Cricket Club. The hall was packed so the stall had to be crammed into a corner but we were quickly surrounded by eager customers. After selling we could relax and listen to a most interesting…