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Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

posted 8 Mar 2020, 10:27 by Julie Davison
This year our 'fairtrade' and 'rights respecting' learning has been inspired by the Fairtrade Foundation's film ‘Guardians of the Rainforest’ which focuses on 14 years old Beshey and his family. His family are cocoa farmers on the edge of the Gola rainforest in Sierra Leone. Beshey shows us how the cocoa farmers have come together to protect the rainforest, and earn a decent living through Fairtrade. We see how they are helped to farm sustainably by planting cocoa trees on the edge of the rainforest rather than taking from it. 

Also, to raise awareness of Fairtrade Fortnight, our Fairtrade Team have been busy baking and selling fairtrade treats this week in our Fairtrade tuck shop ...