Was there some event you’ve hosted that attracted a lot of people? Or that visibly left an impact on those that attended? Have you had an experience with an individual or a group who attended who became really involved in the Fair Trade movement after your event? Was there an event that marked a turning point in your campaign (i.e. was the final push to get your town, city, school, college, etc. declared)?
Are there any new ideas that worked well in your campaigns? Anything that’s old but good? How are you keeping people engaged?
Hello FT Congregation and Community campaigns,
What has been your best event so far this year that has supported Fair Trade?
What is your campaign doing for World Fair Trade Day?
This Saturday, May 14th, people across the globe are celebrating World Fair Trade Day. Please share your events, pictures and ideas with us.
It is the end of March, and one-fourth of the year is already gone. Recall the goals that you have set for yourself or your campaign at the beginning of the year.
What have you accomplished? What did you learn? How do you plan to complete the rest over the remaining time?
The holidays often provide us with opportunities to choose Fair Trade gifts and raise awareness about Fair Trade through events, fundraisers, etc. Valentine’s Day, of course, is no exception. How do you plan to Fair Trade your community’s Valentine’s Day? Please share your ideas and plans…
See the blog below for Fair Trade products and more ideas:
In Bethlehem NY we have a long-running event, a Black Friday Fair Trade Market, featuring 20 vendors selling beautiful handmade crafts. Last year we struggled to find a new angle to attract local media interest. Can anyone suggest ways to draw renewed interest and create a “story” around this event?
Has anyone found or created some really good, short, interactive activities for tabling at events?We are looking for some interactive, educational, and fun activities to have at our tabling events, such as a fun quiz-type activity or matching game.
This year I want our campaign to collaborate with other student groups on campus. Has anyone collaborated with other student groups and what were some of the events you did together?
Ben & Jerry’s ice cream does not exist on our campus (and their closest Scoop Shop is an hour away) – what would be the best way to go about working with them? We have seen successful events on other campuses with them and would like to benefit from this as well!