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Sit back, grab a Fairtrade cuppa, and catch up on everything the festival has to offer, from short films to recordings of our live events. Browse everything here at your leisure…

Fairtrade Flower Pressing with AUBSU

Would you like to take a moment of calm in your week? Would you like to learn something new? Would you also like to support flower workers around the world while you’re at it? Then all you’ll need is a bunch of Fairtrade flowers and to tune into our workshop!

Find out more via this handy Flower Pressing Guide

tackling the UK’s global environmental footprint

Green Alliance was delighted to host this online event in partnership with the Fairtrade Foundation, asking the question, is tackling the UK’s global environmental footprint the route to a resilient, low carbon economy?

You can change the world!

Join best-selling author, Margaret Rooke, for a trip around the world to hear the inspiring stories of teenagers who have dared to change the world they live in. (33 mins)

Cocoa Climate

Discover why the climate is so important for food and farmers in this new film for schools… Cocoa Climate! (4 mins)

Make The World a Better Place

In 2015, the global community agreed on 17 global sustainability goals to make the world fairer and more sustainable. Six years later, what are the challenges facing farmers and workers? (52 mins)

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11 February 4:30 pm | Zoom
Cost: Free

SDG12: Responsible consumption and Fair Trade

Host: One World Centre Dundee Scottish Fair Trade Forum 

Facilitated by One World Centre Dundee and the Scottish Fair Trade Forum, this session for teachers will introduce you to new teaching resources that support learners to deepen their understanding of trade justice and its connections to sustainability.

22 February 4:30 pm | Zoom

Cook Along with Euten Lindsay

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

Celebrated Devon-based chef Euten Lindsay will be showing us how to make his Sweet Potato and Callaloo Galette, Rice and Gungo Peas and Piquant Tomato Sauce. You can download Euten’s recipes in advance from the Fairtrade Yorkshire website. This event is sponsored by Pocklington FLAG (Fairtrade and Local Produce Action Group).

22 February 6:30 pm | Instagram

Cook together with Rosie and Mel

Host: Melissa Hemsley Rosie Birkett 

Join two of the most conscious cooks in the UK, Rosie Birkett and Melissa Hemsley, as they create delicious Fairtrade treats live on Instagram.

22 February 7:00 pm | Guardian Live

Guardian Live: how is the climate crisis impacting the global food supply?

Host: Fairtrade Foundation 

We’ve partnered with Guardian Live events to bring together Fairtrade farmers, environmental experts and climate writers to ask: how is the climate crisis affecting our global food supply and the people behind it?

22 February 12:00 pm | Zoom

Virtual tour of Hadeel craft workshop in Gaza

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

Let Hadeel take you to Palestine! In this, the first of a fortnightly series, you will be shown around the workshop of the Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children in Gaza. The talented crafters will tell their stories, answer your questions and demonstrate their skills LIVE for you. This event is sponsored by Edinburgh Fairtrade City.

23 February 6:00 pm | Zoom

Fairtrade Campaigner Forum

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

This is a unique event designed to bring together Fairtrade campaigners and supporters from all around the UK. We’re inviting campaigners and supporters to come along, share a campaign or activity you’re proud of, a connection made, learn from others and go away inspired.

24 February 7:30 pm | YouTube

Creativity Against The Climate Crisis

Host: Fairtrade Foundation 

Bridgerton actor and Fairtrade Foundation Patron Adjoa Andoh is joined by digital artists, musicians, writers and other wonderfully creative people to discuss how creativity can be used to power up climate campaigning.

24 February 6:00 pm | Zoom

Faces of Fairtrade with Photographer Sean Hawkey

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

Join acclaimed Brighton-based photographer Sean Hawkey as he talks us through some of the images in his latest book Faces of Fairtrade. Sean visited Fairtrade farmers all around the world, hearing their stories and taking photos to capture their lives.

24 February 12:00 pm | Zoom

What’s Fairtrade got to do with fighting the Climate Crisis?

Host: Scottish Fair Trade Forum 

A Fairtrade Fortnight roundtable discussion exploring Fairtrade’s role in tackling the climate emergency. Come along to contribute or listen in.

25 February 12:00 pm | Zoom

A conversation with olive farmer Haj Rafeeq Hussein

Host: Zaytoun 

Join Haj Rafeeq Hussein, a Fairtrade olive farmer from the ancient village of Ti’innik, perched high on a terraced hill in Palestine’s West Bank. He will talk about how climate change brings uncertainty to the seasonal rainfall patterns which are crucial for a good crop and how Fairtrade offers a safety net.

25 February 6:30 pm | YouTube, Instagram
Cost: Free

Bake Fairtrade Espresso Mocha Brownies with Waitrose and Will Torrent

Host: Waitrose & Partners 

Premiering at 6:30pm on 25 February, the Fairtrade Foundation and Waitrose are excited to share a virtual bake-a-long, run by award-winning patisserie chef and chocolatier Will Torrent. He will show us how to cook delicious Fairtrade Espresso Mocha Brownies step-by-step, and we’ll also hear from Fairtrade cocoa farmer, Leocadie.

25 February 4:00 pm | Zoom

Fly The Fairtrade Flag with fairandfunky!

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

Yorkshire-based fairandfunky will lead a craft workshop for families and children to make a FAIRTRADE Mark using paper and cardboard that you would normally throw away.

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