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Events during fairtrade fortnight

If you’re looking to get involved in Fairtrade Fortnight 2013 as a volunteer, or would like to see a list of events that are happening in Cardiff, you can visit the Cardiff Digs blog by clicking here: Fairtrade Fortnight Events List We hope to see you at some of these events!
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UPDATE on Fairtrade fortnight 2013

Olive tastings at Chapter Arts Centre Fair Do’s and Fair Trade Cardiff will be hosting an evening of Olive Tastings at Chapter Arts Centre, Canton (CF5 1QE) on 5th March. The event will be from 6pm until 8pm and you are welcome to come along at any time as the setting will be informal. Joining us from Palestine for this event are Manal Abdallah of Canaan Fair Trade and Abu Rafat, an olive farmer. Fair Do’
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Fairtrade Fortnight 2013

The theme for this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight (25th Feb-10th March) is Take a Step for Fairtrade. Cardiff events are still being finalised, but we can bring you the exciting news that we will once again be host to Palestinian olive farmers. We have had visitors from Palestine for several years now and it is always a popular event. They will hold a tasting of their delicious products – olives, olive oil an
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A Visit from St James’ School, Caerphilly

Today, we were very pleased to welcome into the shop a group from St James’ Primary School, Caerphilly. The group form the school’s eco committee, which doubles up as the fairtrade committee. The young students were very enthusiastic and enjoyed a fun and informative Fair Trade quiz, as well as exploring how a shop like Fair Do’s operates. They were particularly taken with the Elephant Dung products
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Wales World Trade Fair 2012

Unfortunately, Fair Do’s will not be able to hold a stall at this event, but if you would like to attend here are the details. WALES WORLD TRADE FAIR 2012 The largest Fair/ethical trade event in Wales. Now in its sixth year. Saturday, 6th. October, Guild Hall, Brecon. 10-5. Sunday 7th. October, Market Hall, Abergavenny. 10-5.   75 stalls over one weekend selling Fair/ethically traded goods from around the world
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Is your underwear fair trade?

If not, there’s no reason it can’t be! Not only do Fair Do’s sell Pants to Poverty boxer shorts for men, we now have in a beautiful new range of fair trade knickers. These ‘Rosa’ pants are made by Malabar Memsahib Welfare in Southern India. They are 100% cotton, and machine washable. Presented in a little pink organza drawstring purse, they make a great and unique gift! Supporting Kerala
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Jubilee Bank Holiday

Fair Do’s will be closed on Monday 4th June and Tuesday 5th June for the Jubilee Bank Holidays. Wishing all our customers a happy long weekend!
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Olive tastings a success

Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 was a great success, and we’d like to thank everybody who helped to make our events possible. The olive tastings at Chapter Arts Centre were a particular favourite – a large crowd attended and there were queues to try the delicious produce of Palestine – olives, olive oil and zatar herbs. Here are our special guests, Riziq and Taysir proudly displaying their produce. Look ou
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Local Company Taking a Step for Fairtrade

Fair Do’s are delighted to be joining forces with a local company who took a step to promote fair trade during Fairtrade Fortnight 2012. Industrial Training Services, which specialises in Fork Truck and other forms of industrial training, has pledged to supply visitors, staff and trainees to its premises with Fairtrade products.  They have purchased large quantities of tea and coffee which is free to consume at
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Easter Opening Hours 2012

Fair Do’s will be closed on Good Friday, 6th April. We will be open for our normal hours during the rest of the holiday period (Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm)
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