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[6 Dec 2023 | Comments Off on Six reasons to buy Aldi Fairtrade flowers. | ]

Our Churches Together in Sudbury & District website has a feed from the Fairtrade Foundation. This item caught my eye, and it revealed some interesting comparisons for the eco-conscious.

See https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/media-centre/blog/6-reasons-to-buy-aldi-fairtrade-flowers/ .

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[2 May 2023 | Comments Off on Sudbury Fairtrade | ]

The group met on 24 April 2023.

Read the Minutes of the meeting.

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[9 Mar 2023 | Comments Off on Fairtrade at Sudbury Market | ]

Sudbury Fairtrade Group will be at Sudbury Market this Saturday, March 11th, to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight – come and say hello!

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[9 Mar 2023 | Comments Off on Fairtrade Coffee morning at St John’s | ]

St John’s Methodist Church have a Fairtrade coffee morning this Saturday 11th March from 10.30 – 12.30.See poster .

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[1 Mar 2023 | Comments Off on Reminder – Fairtrade Fortnight – 27 February to 12 March. | ]

Several years ago, Sudbury committed to being a Fairtrade Town and many churches committed to being Fairtrade Churches. Now is the time to review purchases made by our church and by each of us as individuals. Fairtrade tea, coffee and bananas are widely available. Chocolate and other goods can be found in places such as Oxfam’s shops.

When we buy products bearing the Fairtrade logo, we know that workers in the country of origin, and those in the supply chain, are ..read more

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[21 Feb 2023 | Comments Off on Fairtrade Fortnight | ]

– 27 February to 12 March.

Several years ago, Sudbury committed to being a Fairtrade Town and many churches committed to being Fairtrade Churches. Now is the time to review purchases made by our church and by each of us as individuals. Fairtrade tea, coffee and bananas are widely available. Chocolate and other goods can be found in places such as Oxfam’s shops.

When we buy products bearing the Fairtrade logo, we know that workers in the country of origin, and those in ..read more

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[10 Feb 2023 | Comments Off on Fairtrade and Traidcraft | ]

The person responsible for Fairtrade and Traidcraft in each church is asked to contact the secretary of the Sudbury Fairtrade Group, Sara Merritt (saraljpx@gmail.com ) with a view to highlighting Fairtrade Fortnight (February 27th to March 11th 2023) and for mutual support now that Traidcraft plc has gone into receivership.

Please pass this on to the relevant person in your church.

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[6 Dec 2022 | Comments Off on Sudbury Fairtrade Group | ]

From Sara Merritt saraljpx@gmail.com .

I am writing as the new Secretary of the Sudbury Fairtrade Group, which as you know works to promote fairtrade in the town and maintain Sudbury’s status as a Fairtrade Town. 

For farmers and workers around the world, Fairtrade means workers’ rights, safer working conditions, and fairer pay. For shoppers it means high quality, ethically produced products.

Next Spring, we will need to renew our membership of the Fairtrade towns, and there is work to do for that. So ..read more

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[15 Nov 2022 | Comments Off on Fairtrade – Sudbury | ]

Nearly ten years ago, Sudbury Fairtrade Group steered Sudbury through the process of becoming a Fairtrade Town.

The group was led at the time by Revd John Boardman and supported by Sudbury Town Council and many local businesses, organisations, churches and schools.

The group is in urgent need of more members. If you have a heart for promoting Fairtrade, please consider joining the group, and pass the message on to anyone you know who might be interested. Fairtrade is for everyone, not ..read more

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[8 Nov 2022 | Comments Off on Fairtrade | ]

Sudbury is required to renew its status as a Fairtrade Town in Spring 2023. In order to retain our status, certain conditions have to be met. Among them is a declaration from Churches in the town that they use Fairtrade goods where possible and are known as Fairtrade Churches.

When we were originally granted the title of Fairtrade Town in 2013 many Churches became Fairtrade Churches and thus contributed to the success of our application. Sudbury’s Fairtrade Group would welcome acknowledgement from ..read more