This year's annual Fair Trade Fortnight Festival organised by The Edinburgh Fairtrade City Group will be on Saturday 28th February 2015 at Summerhall.
- Saturday 28th February 2015
- Free entry from 10:30am - 2:30pm
- Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh
This great free event is suitable for all ages, with free refreshments from Nutmeg Bakehouse (fair trade, of course), storytelling & activities for kids and performances from Edinburgh Contemporary Choir.
Special guests Gabriel Kamadu and Pamela L’Intelligent from Craft Aid Mauritius will be at the event to talk about their products and how fair trade affects their lives. Craft Aid produce clothing, cards and sugar; some of which you might have spotted in our shop.
Craft Aid is a fair trade organisation and very committed to following the 10 WFTO principles. They were founded in 1982 with the main aim of providing employment for disabled people. About 40% of current employees are disabled, deaf or have learning difficulties. Craft Aid also employs many women who require extra support.