It’s hard to believe it’s been a month since the end of Fairtrade Fortnight – time has flown since the long-awaited arrival of Spring. Before we close the chapter on winter this year, we thought we’d reflect on what was achieved during the biggest Fairtrade celebration of the year… The Fortnight at a glance We … Continue reading Fairtrade Fortnight 2022: The Highlights
Fairtrade Fortnight 2022 runs from the 21st February to 6th March, and there's lots happening in Ludlow. Join us as we stand up for the people who grow our food, mine our gold and produce the cotton in our clothes - people who are often exploited, underpaid and facing the greatest threat from the climate … Continue reading Fairtrade Fortnight 2022: What’s On in Ludlow
We’re all becoming more aware of global issues, and our shopping habits increasingly reflect this - with product sourcing and ethics becoming as important a purchasing driver as price. When it comes to Christmas shopping, we want to buy gifts which have a positive impact on people and planet. In Ludlow we’re fortunate to have … Continue reading Local gifts with global impact
In the Spring, the Ludlow Fair Trade Town Group held a series of fundraising events to raise money for Traidcraft Exchange’s Regenerator’s Appeal. Last month we were contacted by Traidcraft Exchange with the wonderful news that a phenomenal total of £1,312,585 was raised through the Appeal. This includes over £650,000 of matched funding from the … Continue reading Traidcraft Exchange Regenerator’s Appeal Wrap-up
Ludlow Green Festival, the county’s largest event that brings environmental issues to the forefront through interactive and entertaining ways, is back on Sunday July 11th in Castle Square. 2021 marks the 24th anniversary of the Ludlow Green Festival, after it was cancelled last year due to Covid. Local environmental group Ludlow 21, who organise the … Continue reading The Ludlow Green Festival is back!