FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT: Monday 27 February - Sunday 12 March 2017
We at Willow Wood have been celebrating Fairtrade Fornight! We launched our fortnight with a delicious Fairtrade Feed event (see our gallery for pictures!)
Fairtrade is so important to help those who work hard to bring us the food we take for granted. So this year swap something you buy for a Fairtrade item,invite over family and friends and help to put Fairtrade in your break!
The Fairtrade website says:
Fairtrade Fortnight is a fun-filled highlight of the year, when campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food in developing countries.
The food on our tables, the tea and coffee in our mugs, all from farmers who toil, sweat and slog.
However hard they work to provide the things we depend on, millions of farmers in developing countries aren’t paid what they deserve. It’s not a new problem.
We need to amplify the voices of marginalised producers as much as ever in 2017.
When we come together we can change the way people think about trade and the products on our shelves - the Fairtrade movement is made up of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in their communities for Fairtrade. Your actions help shoppers to make choices that change the lives of farmers and workers.
Click on the link below to find out more:
We are also holding a raffle where a lucky family from KS1, a lucky family from KS2 and a member of our fantastic staff will have the opportunity to win a goregeous hamper full to the brim with Fairtrade goodies. Raffle tickets are on sale until Friday 10th March. Winners will be chosen in celebration assembly on Friday 10th March.
Tickets cost 50p EACH.
A HUGE thank you to our local CO-OP store in Winsford who have been amazing and have donated a hamper to the cause! Emily James the community champion from the CO-OP presented the hamper to our Year 2 school councillors. Again we want to say a massive THANK YOU! Make sure you pop into the CO-OP for all your Fairtrade needs!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to our winners:
The KS2 hamper was won by Alfie Rawlinson Year 4!
The KS1 hamper was won by Eliza Pinson Reception!
The staff hamper was won by Miss Hughes!
Thank you again for all of your support in raising money for our chosen charity KISS we have raised over £180!