The world’s your oyster this Fairtrade Fortnight, as we whisk you off on an odyssey of discovery – all from the comfort of your armchair. Whether you want to learn how to eat ethically in the climate crisis, know how to grow sustainably or stretch your mental muscle in a fun quiz, this is where you’ll find our full lineup.
New events are being added every day, so be sure to check back!
All times are in GMT and events are free unless othewise stated.
No search results matching your criteria have been found.
Browse All events
Wake Up and Taste the Coffee
You are invited to Scotland’s big climate justice coffee morning this Fairtrade Fortnight. This is a coffee morning with a twist. With the climate crisis looming large and Fairtrade farmers continuing to tell us climate change is one of their biggest challenges right now, we urge you to join us to hear directly from those immediately affected by the crisis. Our guests will be from the Sholi Fairtrade Coffee Cooperative in Rwanda.
In discussion with Fairtrade farmers
Host: Fairtrade Foundation
Patrick Kaberia and Bernard Njoroge, two Kenyan Fairtrade farmers on the front line of the
climate crisis, join us on Zoom for a conversation with Fairtrade Foundation CEO Michael Gidney.
Cook Along with Sandy Docherty
Former Bake Off contestant Sandy Docherty has been a big supporter of Fairtrade for many years. In this cook along, she will share her recipe for meatballs in a spicy sauce and explore vegetarian and vegan options. (This event is sponsored by Fairtrade Leeds.)
A Multi-Faith Action Forum on Climate Change
Hosted by the University of Derby Chaplaincy, this forum aims to inspire faith communities into further action on climate change. Our multi faith panelists will start by introducing how their faith communities have developed campaigns and actions. Questions and further ideas will then be invited from the audience. Sharing a common concern for our planet, the focus…
Fair Focus: Boosting supply chain climate resilience
Host: Fairtrade Foundation
Join us for a climate-special Fair Focus webinar this Fairtrade Fortnight! We’re talking about Boosting Supply Chain Climate Resilience with industry experts from Co-op, Ben & Jerry’s and Cafédirect. Be inspired into action by our panellists, who will discuss how to build sustainability into business supply chains. Hear directly from Fairtrade Africa about the realities for producers who are on the front line of the climate crisis.
Climate, Fairtrade School Uniform and Your School
Join this free session to discover how embracing Fairtrade school uniform can support global citizenship education at your school. We will be joined by CEO of the Koolskools Fairtrade-licensed factory, Dibella, in India.
Fairtrade Truffle Making with David Greenwood-Haigh of Coeur de Xocolat
Learn how to make Fairtrade chocolate truffles with David Greenwood-Haigh of Coeur de Xocolat. David is an award-winning chef, chocolatier and international chocolate consultant and has a background working with Fairtrade chocolate pioneers Divine Chocolate. (This event is sponsored by Bury Fairtrade.)
Live Interview and Q&A on Fair Trade
In this event, Sussex University Development Society will be joining the city’s Fairtrade group members to get insights on the evolution of Fairtrade, the impact of Covid-19 on farmers and workers and ethical consumption. Come to discuss the importance of promoting the voices of artisanal producers!
Bruce Crowther MBE talks about writing his book, ‘Not in My Lifetime’
Join legendary fair trade campaigner – the father of the International Fairtrade Towns movement – in conversation with Writer in Residence for Kirklees, Christina Longden. Bruce will talk about his journey through fair trade and his approach to writing the book. (This event is supported by Kirklees Libraries.)
Climate Justice for a Fairer World / Cyfiawnder yr Hinsawdd am Fyd Tecach
Host: Fair Trade Wales
Climate Justice for a Fairer World panel discussion – organised by Swansea Fair Trade Forum and Swansea Environmental Forum, supported by Fair Trade Wales. We have brought together a wealth of expertise on climate, fair trade, education and community action to share their views and experience on this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight theme – climate justice. The event will include opportunities to ask questions and share ideas.
COP26: Why this is the year for ambition and how youth are leading the way?
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2021, join The Climate Coalition to hear about the dynamics, both in the UK and abroad, that could finally unite the world around climate action. We will also hear from some youth organisers of Mock COP26, a virtual youth-led event organised last year to fill the void left by the postponed COP26 event.
How will you reboot the future of food? Inspiring climate action in the classroom
Host: Reboot the Future
Reboot the Future have teamed up with environmentalist Jonathon Porritt to create a new campaign filling young people with a sense of creativity, optimism and joy, and inspiring them to take action for a better future. Get a sneak peak of their new classroom resources and join them in conversation with Fairtrade Foundation’s CEO Mike Gidney to look at how our choices around food can help to reboot the future.
Enjoying the festival?
If you’d like to support Fairtrade farmers and workers on the front line of the climate crisis, we welcome your donation.