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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
Welcome!

  • The birth of a global movement

  • Branching out around the world

  • …and back in Garstang

  • The FIG Tree International Fair Trade Visitor Centre





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





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






The Fair Trade Way

Keswick

Grasmere

Windermere

Kendal

Arnside

Lancaster

Garstang



The FIG Tree International Visitor Centre in Garstang





FIG Tree InteractiveChocolate Making Events


Thank you

Bruce Crowther

Director, The FIG Tree

[email protected]

www.fairtradecentre.org


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