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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)

Bake a Dawadawa cake with Zoe Adjonyoh

Cook up a tasty West African Fairtrade and vegan teatime treat with Zoe Adjonyoh, founder of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen. Zoe’s recipe features delicious Fairtrade ingredients: caster sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and coffee. (10mins)

past headline events

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

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?

Creativity Against The Climate Crisis

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.

In discussion with Fairtrade farmers

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.

Fair Focus: Boosting supply chain climate resilience

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.

Bake Fairtrade Espresso Mocha Brownies with Waitrose and Will Torrent

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.

Clipper Climate Cast

Pop the kettle on Saturday morning and watch the Clipper Climate Cast on IGTV! The tea-rrific panel discuss the Clipper-Fairtrade partnership, how it’s supporting producers and workers, and the benefits of organic agriculture. The fantastic line-up includes: Host Tess Ward, Clipper Tea gurus Mr Pinto and James Ikin as well as award-winning Wildlife photographer & Filmmaker Aishwarya Sridhar.

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26 February 7:00 pm | Zoom

Music Evening with Ghanaian musician Richard Wiafe

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

Richard Wiafe works for the Golden Exotics Fairtrade fruit project in Accra, Ghana and is also a talented musician. His university studies are funded through the Fairtrade Premium. He has written several songs celebrating Fairtrade including some which he has written exclusively for this festival. Join him for an evening of music and find out what Fairtrade means for Richard and his colleagues at Golden Exotics. This event is sponsored by Bradford Fairtrade Zone.

27 February 9:00 am | Instagram
Cost: Free

Clipper Climate Cast

Host: Clipper 

Pop the kettle on Saturday morning and watch the Clipper Climate Cast on IGTV! The tea-rrific panel discuss the Clipper-Fairtrade partnership, how it’s supporting producers and workers, and the benefits of organic agriculture. The fantastic line-up includes: Host Tess Ward, Clipper Tea gurus Mr Pinto and James Ikin as well as award-winning Wildlife photographer & Filmmaker Aishwarya Sridhar.

27 February 10:00 am | Zoom

Wake Up and Taste the Coffee

Host: Scottish Fair Trade Forum 

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.

28 February 11:30 am | Zoom

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.

1 March 4:30 pm | Zoom

Cook Along with Sandy Docherty

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

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.)

2 March 11:30 am | Zoom

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.

3 March 10:00 am | Zoom

Climate, Fairtrade School Uniform and Your School

Host: Koolskools 

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.

3 March 4:00 pm | Zoom

Fairtrade Truffle Making with David Greenwood-Haigh of Coeur de Xocolat

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

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.)

4 March 11:00 am

Bruce Crowther MBE talks about writing his book, ‘Not in My Lifetime’

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

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.)

4 March 6:00 pm | Zoom

COP26: Why this is the year for ambition and how youth are leading the way?

Host: Mock COP The Climate Coalition 

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.

4 March 5:00 pm | Zoom

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.

5 March 12:00 pm | Zoom

Fairtrade in a time of COVID-19

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

Join us for a live linkup to find out how Fairtrade producers in East and West Africa are coping with COVID-19 and creating change for women. As part of York International Women’s Week Festival, York Fair Trade Forum and Shared Interest bring you a unique opportunity to hear directly from people working with Fairtrade farmers and workers in Kenya and Ghana.

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