Fairtrade Fortnight in Gosport

Fairtrade Fortnight in Gosport : Events and Activities

GFA has a variety of activities for Gosport – from a drop-in community coffee morning at Privett park Cricket Club to materials for Schools and Churches to displays and chats to supermarket shoppers about how they, by choosing Fairtrade, can help Fairtrade Producers tackle climate change.

21 February – 5 March 2022 – FAIRTRADE AND CLIMATE CHANGE – an exhibition

Venue: Gosport Borough Council Office reception area – (usual opening hours: Monday – Friday. 9 am – 5 pm)

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 – talking to shoppers about “How choosing Fairtrade can help tackle climate change”

Venue: Waitrose, Gosport (times to be announced) This is a joint activity: GFA with GFFOE (Gosport and Fareham Friends Of the Earth)

Thursday, March 3rd. 2022, 19.00 – 20.30. SE Hants Area Zoom event: “Follow on to COP27– Towards Climate Justice”

Join the local Fairtrade groups to explore how support for farmers on the frontline in the climate crisis can drive action for climate justice. Sarah Brazier, Campaign Manager at the Fairtrade Foundation, will explain how rich countries have failed to help or deliver on their promises and the changes we would like to see in the lead up to COP27 in Egypt in the Autumn.  Register on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/climate-justice-and-fairtrade-tickets-262425159717

Friday, March 4th, 2022, 10 – 12 noon, Climate Café.

Drop in to enjoy Fairtrade products and activities. Join in the discussion about how you can help address the challenges of climate change by choosing Fairtrade.

Venue: Privett’s Pavilion, Privett Park, Privett Road, Gosport PO12 3EU

Hosted by: Gosport Borough Cricket Club, this is the first of a series of 10 Community Café events focussing on Food and Climate Change issues run by Incredible Edible Gosport and Love Outdoors CIC with the support of Abri.  

In the 4th March session, Gosport Fairtrade Action is providing a Fairtrade focus, with information (display, short videos and opportunities for discussion); Fairtrade coffee, tea and chocolate tastings, quizzes and games and, of course, Fairtrade refreshments. The Co-op is providing a Hamper of Fairtrade goodies for a free raffle.

WATCH THIS SPACE! for more details as they become available…