Take a look at what we’re doing to mark Fairtrade Fortnight 2017.
Please note: Macc Library will be closed on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th March for construction work. There’s no change to the Coffee Morning but it does mean the Primary School Poster Display will end early.
This year’s theme:
Put Fairtrade in your break, take exploitation out. Read more here.
Take a look at what we have planned for this February’s Fairtrade Fortnight.
Dire standards in the tea industry
Last week the World Bank confirmed standards in the industry remain dire as it published a report on the second biggest tea producer in India, a company almost 50% controlled by Tata, the giant Indian multinational that owns the Tetley Tea brand.
Find out more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-37936349
– and send an email to your favourite brand to let them know that you care about tea workers’ working and living conditions.
Visit the Grosvenor Centre until 2nd April 2016 to see Fairtrade works of art, created by local school children to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2016.
Here’s the press release.
Many thanks to Grosvenor for their support.
Macclesfield Parish FC plays in the South Manchester and Cheshire Christian Football League (SMCCFL).
Continue reading Local Church Team chooses Fairtrade Football
In Oct 2015, we celebrated 21 years of the Fairtrade Mark in the UK. Click here to find out more.
A big welcome to our new retailer selling Fairtrade!
2 Market Place, SK10 1EX Tel: 01625 619063
They’re selling a wide range of ethically sourced food products – go give them a visit!
Join us at 7:30pm (Refreshments from 7:15pm) next Tuesday 17th March 2015 at St Michael’s Church , Marketplace, Macclesfield for a evening on Fairtrade tea in Malawi.
A new documentary on the transformative impact Fairtrade is having on tea workers in Malawi, and a discussion with development consultant, Iain Gatward, on his experience of Fairtrade projects in this country.