Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

Although the Beast from the East blasted us with deep snow and freezing conditions we managed a great celebration of Fairtrade during this years Fairtrade Fortnight. The celebrations in Matlock started at the beginning of the fortnight with an afternoons baking with Y6 pupils at St Giles Primary School followed by an assembly. The children…

Matlock Fairtrade Weekend 2018 – latest news

Save the dates! Friday 9th March 12-3.30   Free event,  Hecate Arts and the Matlock Fairtrade Group with the support of Derbyshire Dales District Council are putting together an exciting event in the Market Hall in Matlock for Fairtrade Fortnight. Pupils from local schools are invited to Come Inside and raise their voices for Fairtrade…

Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

2018 Fairtrade Fortnight will begin at 09:00 on   Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 Monday, 26 February to Sunday 11 March   Exciting plans in preparation for a big two day Fairtrade in the town of Matlock on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th March. Watch this space for details!!  

Special Offer of Fairtrade Nespresso Compatible Capsules

Good News for those who like to enjoy a Nespresso style coffee but struggle to find Fairtrade capsules in smaller quantities. Peak Coffee a local company, has the answer for you AND they are offering an enticing introductory offer … Peak Coffee specialise in a range of Fairtrade Certified Nespresso compatible capsules. Their range currently…

Producers v Profit ?

Public support remains high for Fairtrade and the fair treatment of producers, but are the supermarkets backing away from treating their suppliers justly? Alarm bells have been ringing with Fairtrade producer groups, co-operatives and Fairtrade supporters over Sainsbury’s and Tesco’s decision to remove some of their products from the Fairtrade Mark’s scrutiny and Sainsbury’s plans…

Find out about Fairtrade Events in your area

Do come along and support your Fairtrade Town and the work they are doing to make trade more ethical and help producers who are often struggling against discrimination and injustice.    Below are events that will be happening in the area during February and March. Let us know if you know of any other events.

Fairtrade Fortnight 27.2.17 – 12.3.17

FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT February 27th – March 12th 2017 FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT IN MATLOCK Much of the work in Fairtrade Fortnight  is focussed in schools. Before the Fortnight Lessons will be held in both Castleview Primary, and Tansley Primary to familiarise pupils with the idea of Fairtrade. During the Fortnight : Thursday 2nd March, classes of children…

Collective Noun for Fairtrade Coffee Shops?

What is the collective noun for Fairtrade coffee shops? Please send us your ideas… Our first one has been a “grind of Fairtrade Coffee shops”. Wednesday 4th May sees the opening of M &S Food in Matlock and adds to the growing number of Fairtrade outlets in our Fairtrade town. The new store will include a…

Geo Bars

Are you a fruity, nutty, crunchy or chewy kind of cereal bar snacker? Well, you’re in the right place! Traidcraft are filling their GEOBARS with the best Fairtrade ingredients from around the world, from wild Pakistani apricots and Ghanaian cocoa to Chilean blueberries and Indian cashews. In fact, there’s a GEOBAR to suit all tastes, including…