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Fair Trade Towns and The FIG Tree in Garstang. Welcome!. The birth of a global movement Branching out around the world …and back in Garstang The FIG Tree International Fair Trade Visitor Centre. Garstang an ordinary town…. ...with special Fairtrade moments. The seed is planted.

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Fair Trade Towns

and The FIG Tree in

Garstang


Welcome!

  • The birth of a global movement

  • Branching out around the world

  • …and back in Garstang

  • The FIG Tree International Fair Trade Visitor Centre


Garstang an ordinary town…


...with special Fairtrade moments


The seed is planted


The seed sprouts

“The beacon that has started in Garstang can spread

like wildfire through the whole country”

George Foulkes – past Under Secretary of State, June 2000


The UK Five Goals

Council passes a Resolution supporting fair trade and agreeing to procure fair trade products.

A range of fair trade products are readily available in the area’s shops & catering establishments

Fair trade products are used by a number of work places & community organisations

Attract media coverage & popular support for the campaign

A local Fair Trade steering group is convened to ensure commitment to Fair Trade Town status


Involving the community


The tree grows


Branching out around

the world


New Koforidua,

Ghana 2011

Kumamoto,

Japan 2011

Poznan, Poland 2012

Wolfville, Canada 2007

Saarbrucken, Germany 2009

Media, USA 2006

Malmo, Sweden 2006

Groningen, Netherlands 2009

Rome, Italy 2005

Tampere, Finland 2009

Yarra, Australia 2006

14 cities, France 2009

Sauda, Norway 2006

Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica 2009

Neustadt, Austria2007

Dunedin, New Zealand 2009

Cordoba, Spain 2008

Differdange, Luxembourg 2011

Copenhagen, Denmark 2008

Gent, Belgium

2005

Alfenas, Brazil 2008

Litomerice & Vestin, Czech Rep. 2011

Clonakilty, Ireland 2003


1,253 Fair Trade Towns in 24 countries


Fair Trade/Slave Trade project 2001


Garstang & New Koforidua Link


Fair Trade Triangle


The Fair Trade Way

Keswick

Grasmere

Windermere

Kendal

Arnside

Lancaster

Garstang


The Co-operative Community House in New Koforidua


The FIG Tree International Visitor Centre in Garstang


The FIG Tree Cafe


The exhibition area


The workshop room


FIG Tree InteractiveChocolate Making Events


Thank you

Bruce Crowther

Director, The FIG Tree

[email protected]

www.fairtradecentre.org


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