Fairtrade

Fairtrade Fortnight 2017

Putting Fairtrade in your break Local church and faith leaders put Fairtrade in their morning coffee break at Zooby’s Cafe in the Sheffield Winter Garden on Thursday March 9th.  Invited by the Revd Gill Newton, Sheffield Methodist District Chair, they enjoyed Fairtrade coffee, tea, and snacks. Among the guests were local Christians leaders (including Methodists, […]


Fairtrade Fortnight Fun

The Sheffield Winter Garden hosted an unusual fun event celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight when artist Naomi Gordon worked with pupils from St Thomas of Canterbury School, a local Catholic Voluntary Academy, to create various installations from recycled Fairtrade packaging.


The Great Fairtrade Bake Off

The Sheffield Winter Gardens recently hosted a baking competition with a difference – The Great Fairtrade Bake Off. On Monday March 3rd, during Fairtrade Fortnight, keen bakers of all ages brought along cakes, brownies, biscuits and buns which they had cooked from favourite recipes using as many Fairtrade ingredients as possible.


Fairgrounds

The fair trade shop in Sheffield providing a range of gifts, jewellery, home-ware and food through ethical consumer choice.


Fairtrade Fortnight 2014

24 Feb to 9 March
What is your church doing this year?


Fairtrade Fortnight 2013

Strictly Come Baking
The Sheffield Winter Gardens were host to a baking competition with a difference during Fairtrade Fortnight – Strictly Come Baking. Keen bakers brought along cakes, brownies, biscuits and buns which they had cooked from favourite recipes using as many Fairtrade ingredients as possible.


Fairtrade District

In 2012 Sheffield District became an official Fairtrade District with over half the churches in the District becoming “Fair Trade” churches.
However, we don’t want to stop there – ideally we would like 100% of the Methodist churches in our District to be Fairtrade.


Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

Vernon Marsh, along with other ecumenical leaders and various supporters, went on a Fairtrade “coffee crawl” around some of the shops in Sheffield City centre to launch Fairtrade fortnight 2012.