Traidcraft – Try one small swap for 2021

Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year?  No? How about making one small change – to a fair trade product – like highly nutritional quinoa pasta, made with durum wheat and 20% Fairtrade quinoa flour from Bolivia, refreshing and full bodied breakfast blend tea grown and harvested by traditional farmers in East Africa, […]

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Traidcraft – thank you

I would like to say a heartfelt ‘Thank you’ to everyone who has helped to keep the church Traidcraft stall going throughout the pandemic this year, 2020. Support for Traidcraft across the whole country has meant that the company has been able to continue trading and, in so doing, has helped the small Co-operatives who […]

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Action on Injustice: cleaning up plastics

A person dies every 30 seconds from diseases caused by plastic pollution and rubbish. But what can you do?  Think about how you can reduce the amount of waste you produce by opting for plastic-free alternatives. Here are some ideas: Replace sticky tape with string and recycle old Christmas cards into gift tags. Print brown […]

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Big Brew Harvest raises almost £500

The presentation by Anne enlightened the 22 attendees (including one from the USA!) about Traidcraft Exchange’s work in helping producers around the world who are struggling to pay their workers and support their families during this pandemic. Remember, every Traidcraft order you make helps the farmers and producers and our church. Have a browse in […]

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Palestinian FairTrade Products available now

Another way to purchase FairTrade products (with Anne’s blessings), these all from Palestine, is through our local Salisbury connection, SCIP, Sarum Concern for Israel/Palestine.  These Zaytoun -Palestine products are available from Barbara Hickman. Barbara writes: ‘I am continuing to support the Palestinian economy in a limited way by holding stocks of Zaytoun (Palestinian) olive oil, […]

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TraidCraft – Order today!

Contact Anne Eve to place your Traidcraft order today! Click here to have a browse through the Autumn/Winter catalogue from Traidcraft – Please order through our church so we receive a percentage.  Contact Anne and let her know the items you wish to order.  She’ll take care of the rest. Click here, on the ‘cross’ […]

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Fairtrade Church

Thanks to Anne’s hard work and commitment to justice, Salisbury URC’s status as a Fairtrade Church has been renewed for another year! Fairtrade News Angharad Hopkinson, Campaigns and Policy Officer at the Fairtrade Foundation, writes:  Thank you very much for recommitting Salisbury United Reformed Church as a Fairtrade Place of Worship. Fairtrade is growing with […]

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Face masks – Order now!

Head out safely to the shops in homemade or a Fairtrade face mask… Contact Diane Coles or Joy Purchase for homemade safety-regulation masks.  Consider a donation to the church, as they are not charging for the masks. Contact Anne Eve today to order your Fairtrade face masks and other Fair Trade supplies for home delivery.  […]

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