Join us for Fairtrade Fortnight from Monday 23rd February until Friday 6th March! This year the aim is to raise awareness and educate the public on why to choose Fairtrade products. For Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 the focus is on cocoa, sugar and tea and together with King’s Food and KCLSU, we have some great activities and promotions for you to get involved with.

FT-Fortnight-Tea-Skyscraper-120x600pxKing’s Food venues will be offering a Fairtrade Rocky Road or Granola bar for ½ price with any Fairtrade hot drink purchased during Fairtrade Fortnight. They are also holding two Fairtrade tasting sessions on Tuesday 24th February at Guy’s Campus and Tuesday 3rd March at Strand Campus.

The Waterfront Bar will be offering a 25% discount on their Fairtrade tea ‘Les Jardins de Gaia’ for the duration of Fairtrade Fortnight. There will also be screenings of a short film entitled ‘Fairtrade Matters’ in the Waterfront bar on Friday 27th February and Monday 2nd March at 1pm.

King’s shop will be offering a 10% discount on all Fairtrade clothing (including hoodies) on both Fridays during Fairtrade fortnight (27th February and 6th March).

The Sustainability team will also be taking over the Waterfront Quiz on Thursday 26th February and will be hosting a round of Fairtrade questions.

And finally there will be a Fairtrade bake off on Wednesday 4th March. Please contact the Sustainability Team is this is something you would like to get involved.