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See the programme of events which range from Fairtrade stalls, coffee mornings and free coffee if you buy a Keep Cup to learning about ethical food, growing your own and a fruity beauty workshop

Ethical & Fairtrade Food Fortnight starts next week and will include talks, competitions and plenty more events run by staff, students and our caterers. For more information and the regularly updated programme see the Sustainability blog.

Remember to take part in the online quiz before it closes on 10 March

DateLocationEvent
Mon 27 February, 11:30 - 14:30Queen Mary Cafe, GreenwichFairtrade stall
Tues 28 February, 12:00 - 14:00The Dome, Avery HillFairtrade stall
Weds 1 March, 12:00 - 14:00Pilkington Cafe, MedwayFairtrade stall
Thurs 2 March, 10:30 - 11:30Queen Mary Cafe, GreenwichCoffee morning and re-usable cups stall
Come along and buy a Keep Cup and receive a free Fairtrade coffee or tea. You can also speak with other coffee lovers and learn more about the ethical principals and benefits that Fairtrade provides for farmers and their families in developing countries.
Fri 3 March, 13:00-14:00Grey 104, Avery HillEthical food talk
Mel Taylor, Training Manager at Good Food in Greenwich Foundation will be speaking on two topics
  • Health and the food environment/food businesses – is the offer good enough?
  • Food poverty – what it is and what needs to be done to tackle it?

There  is limited space for this event so arrive early.

Mon 6 March, 10:30 - 1 1:30 The Dome, Avery HillCoffee morning and re-usable cups stall
Come along and buy a Keep Cup and receive a free Fairtrade coffee or tea. You can also speak with other coffee lovers and learn more about the ethical principals and benefits that Fairtrade provides for farmers and their families in developing countries
Tues 7 March, 10:30 - 11:30Pilkington Cafe, MedwayCoffee morning and re-usable cups stall
Come along and buy a Keep Cup and receive a free Fairtrade coffee or tea. You can also speak with other coffee lovers and learn more about the ethical principals and benefits that Fairtrade provides for farmers and their families in developing countries
Weds 8 March, 12:00 - 14:00Avery Hill Community Garden, behind David Fussey buildingAvery Hill Community Garden Visit Drop-in
Come along and learn how to grow food and about garden life. Drop in any time between midday and 2 pm and get some fresh air, a bit of exercise and a great experience. Plus all attendees will get a free sample of local honey, jellies and strawberry jam.
Thurs 9 March, 10:30 - 11:30Pilkington Cafe, MedwayCoffee morning and re-usable cups stall
Come along and buy a Keep Cup and receive a free Fairtrade coffee or tea. You can also speak with other coffee lovers and learn more about the ethical principals and benefits that Fairtrade provides for farmers and their families in developing countries
Fri 10 March, 15:00 - 16:30venue TBCFruity Beauty workshop
Pop in to learn how you can make your own beauty products with simple, natural and organic ingredients.

If you'd like to get involved or want more information about any of these events please contact sustainability@gre.ac.uk