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Aston Fairtrade Fortnight 2017

The Fairtrade Steering Group would like to thank everyone who got involved in this year's Fairtrade Fortnight, which was encouraging people to put Fairtrade into their break. 2017 is an extra special year for Aston as it marks our 10th anniversary of being a Fairtrade University! 

Events included a cake cutting, tea tasting, Fairtrade sample giveaway, chocolate truffle making and an interesting presentation given by Mandy Gardner from the Fairtrade Foundation. Have a look at some of the highlights below.

10 year anniversary
Fairtrade Anniversary Cake
10 year anniversary ceremony
Vice-Chancellor Professor Alec Cameron Cutting the Cake

fairtrade fortnight Take a Break
Fairtrade 'Take a Break' giveaway
Fairtrade take a break
Tropical Wholefoods giveaway

Fairtrade Fortnight Traidcraft stall
Carrs Lane Traidcraft Stand
Fairtrade items price competition
Basket of Goods Comparison Competition

Fairtrade Fortnight chocolate
Chocolate Truffle Making Workshop
Eros coffee giveaway
Eros Fairtrade Coffee Cart

Fairtrade Fortnight tasters
Fairtrade sample tasters
Fairtrade Fortnight bake off
Alison Lobo - winner of the Fairtrade baking competition

Social media Fairtrade Fortnight quiz
Rizwana Bi - Winner of the Fairtrade Quiz
Fairtrade goods price competition
Faiz Parkar - winner of the Basket of Goods Comparison Competition