Awarded Fairtrade Borough status in 2010, and last renewed in 2018, we’re a proud supporter of the campaign which ensures farmers and workers from the developing world are treated fairly.
Read about what the Council has been doing to support Fairtrade in the annual updates :
- Fairtrade Annual Update 2017 - 18
- Fairtrade Community Update 2017 - 18
- Fairtrade Cake Off 2018 Case Study
Fairtrade is all about people getting involved!
- You can buy Fairtrade - there is a directory to help you
- You can join the local Fairtrade group and actively support Fairtrade
What does the Fairtrade Group do?
Anything you want to promote Fairtrade !
- Put on events - for instance , the Cake Off and the Fairtrade Art Trail
- Talk to businesses and community organisations about Fairtrade
- Putting on stalls - talking to people about Fairtrade, and having Fairtrade products to sell
- Lobbying businesses
- Collecting information and producing promotion posters and leaflets
- Come to the group meetings to discuss your ideas (search Eventbrite Solihull Fairtrade to find next meeting)
If you would like to find out more why not contact us