Ethical & Fairtrade Food Fortnight 2017

Share

This page will be regularly updated with exciting and tasty events that will inform staff and students about ethical food.

Ethical & Fairtrade Food Fortnight runs 27th February to 10th March and will include talks, competitions and  a range of other events. These will be run by staff, students and caterers and illustrate that responsible food tastes great and doesn’t have to cost the Earth.

If you’d like to get involved contact sustainability@gre.ac.uk

For further information about each of the events listed below please scroll down.

Also enter our Ethical Food and Fairtrade Quiz and win fabulous and tasty prizes including dinner for two at Jamie’s Italian Greenwich, plus lots of other goodies. To enter click this clink http://bit.ly/2lzsdQd

 

WEEK ONE: 27 February-3 March

Fairtrade stalls at all campuses:  Come to our display table and stands and discuss the benefits of Fairtrade, make a Fairtrade pledge and pick up some free, tasty Fairtrade Chocolates!

Dates, times and locations of Fairtrade Stalls

  • Monday 27th  February: Greenwich-Queen Mary Café 11.30am -2.30pm (Fairtrade supplier Peros will be displaying their tasty goodies too)
  • Tuesday 28th February:  Avery Hill-The Dome 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Wednesday 1st March: Medway-Pilkington Café 12:00pm-2:00pm

Thursday 2nd March 10.30am – 11.30am: Coffee Morning & Reusable Cups Stall-Greenwich-Queen Mary Café.

Pop in and buy a Keep Cup and receive a free Fairtrade coffee or tea. Have a chat with other coffee lovers around a nice of cuppa to spread an awareness of Fairtrade. It’s important to understand the ethical principals and the benefits that Fairtrade provides towards farmers and families in developing countries.

Friday 03 March 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Ethical Food Talk -Avery Hill, Grey 104.

Mel  Taylor, Training Manager at Good Food in Greenwich Foundation will be speaking on two topics relevant to our staff & students:

  • 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?

This will be followed by questions and answers. Limited places on a first come, first served basis!

 

WEEK TWO: 6th – 10th MARCH

Monday 06 March 10.30am– 11.30am: Coffee Morning-Avery Hill-The Dome. 

Pop in and buy a Keep Cup and receive a free Fairtrade coffee or tea. Have a chat with other coffee lovers around a nice of cuppa to spread an awareness of Fairtrade. It’s important to understand the ethical principals and the benefits that Fairtrade provides towards farmers and families in developing countries.

Tuesday 07 March 10.30am -11.30am: Coffee Morning – Medway, Pilkington Cafe.

Pop in and buy a Keep Cup and receive a free Fairtrade coffee or tea. Have a chat with other coffee lovers around a nice of cuppa to spread an awareness of Fairtrade. It’s important to understand the ethical principals and the benefits that Fairtrade provides towards farmers and families in developing countries

Wednesday  08 March 12:00pm –2:00pm:  Avery Hill Community Garden Visit Drop in Behind David Fussey Building.

Do you know how to grow food? Come along to learn about garden life & have a go at gardening and growing your own food.  Drop in at anytime between 12:00pm and 2:00pm to get some fresh air, a bit of exercise and a great experience!

All attendees will get a  free sample s of local honey, jellies and strawberry jam!!

Thursday 09th March 10.30am-11.30 am: Reusable Cups  Stall – Medway, Pilkington Cafe.

Pop in and buy a Keep Cup and receive a free Fairtrade coffee and tea. The University is aiming to become a “Zero Waste” organisation. This is why cups should be reused to reduce waste and costs.

Friday 10th March 3.00pm – 4.30pm : Fruity Beauty WorkshopGreenwich (venue Activities Room, Ground Floor, Students Union, Cooper’s Building, King William Walk, Greenwich SE10 9JH ).

Why would you buy expensive beauty products if you are able to make by your own?

Just pop in to learn how you can make your own beauty products with simple natural & organic ingredients.  Limited places on a first come, first served basis!

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Print Friendly
Share