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More Fair Trade Learning At Home

We’re back to school after the Easter holidays this week, although of course “school” is a lot different now. So if you’re a parent or carer looking for some interesting ways to get Fair Trade into your kids’ education, here are some more ideas. You can read our first post on this subject here. Fashion… Continue reading More Fair Trade Learning At Home

New Shop Front

Since it could be a while until you get to see it in person, we thought that we’d have a virtual reveal of our newly updated Rainbow Turtle shop front! This work was completed just before the current government restrictions came into effect by the lovely Gerry and his workers, and we were so pleased… Continue reading New Shop Front

Fair Trade Education At Home

With most schools around Scotland and the UK now closing indefinitely, many parents and carers will now be in the position of teaching their children in a way that they haven't before. So while schools will be providing classroom materials to make sure that the important basics of literacy and numeracy are being covered, you… Continue reading Fair Trade Education At Home

Sugar Producers’ Visit

Today we were lucky enough to have a visit from Malawian sugar producers, Nduzani and Aubrey, organised by the Scottish Fair Trade Forum, in conjunction with ourselves and the Renfrewshire Fair Trade Steering Group. First, Nduzani and Aubrey visited Bargarran Primary School in Erskine to speak to pupils from Bargarran, St John Bosco and Rashielea… Continue reading Sugar Producers’ Visit

Rainbow Turtle Ceilidh

Whirling Dervishes. Some people were moving so fast that they were a blur! Saturday night's ceilidh, to mark Fairtrade Fortnight and the closing of the Roots Festival, was a huge success. About 80 people of all ages came along to the event at The Wynd Centre in Paisley to listen to the fantastic music by… Continue reading Rainbow Turtle Ceilidh