“It’s great to have the promotion of Fairtrade sitting squarely as a feature of the Orkney scene – we know and care where all our food comes from”.
And the winner is……
‘Olive farming is about heritage, it’s not just about money. We inherit this land from our parents and we give it to our children.’ Belal Eid, Jorat Amra Cooperative
St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney was lit up with the colours of the Fairtrade movement as Orkney marks its participation in a series of events all this week.
Local cafes in Orkney will be serving delicious chocolate cakes, buns and biscuits made with Fairtrade cocoa throughout the fortnight of 25th of February to 10th of March.
Orkney Islands Council has a display of postcards in the foyer of the Council Offices, Kirkwall.
The Orkney Fairtrade group are organising Treasure Hunts in Kirkwall and Stromness.
It was able to demonstrate to the Fairtrade Foundation a high level of commitment and progress, and a robust action plan for the future.