Fairtrade Fortnight 25th February – 10th March
Raise the Bar in Cocoa!
In spite of producing the raw ingredient for one of our favourite treats – chocolate – the vast majority of cocoa producers fail to gain a living income from their product and continue to live in poverty as they struggle with volatile markets, climate change, and a poor return that means they are unable to invest in their farms.
Fairtrade Fortnight this year sees the launch of a 3-year campaign to improve the lives of cocoa farmers and particularly women working in the sector.
“Making a living from Cocoa in Ghana”
Find out more from local Fairtrader Karen Downard as she shares her experiences of visiting cocoa farmers in Ghana
Saturday 9th March
Coffee Morning: 9.45 – 12.15
Cocoa Talk: 11.20
Cheshire Suite, Macclesfield Library
With the support of Hope in NE Cheshire and the Co-op Food
Annual School’s Fairtrade Poster Display
25th February – 9th March
in the Gallery, Macclesfield Library