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Join the Mayor to celebrate Enfield as a Fair Trade Town

Published Thursday, 26 May 2011

To celebrate the establishment of 1,000 Fairtrade towns worldwide, the Mayor of Enfield, Cllr Christiana During, will be cutting a special Fairtrade cake on Saturday 4th June and giving out other Fairtrade goodies to visitors.

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Saturday 4th June 2011
2.00pm till 4.00pm -
(Mayor cuts the cake at approx 3.00pm)
Edmonton Green Library foyer, 36-44 South Mall, London, N9

Fairtrade treats will be on offer, plus advice on how 'Making Trade Fair' aims to achieve fairness and justice for small farmers throughout the world.

Enfield achieved Fairtrade Town status in September 2008.  It was one of the first 400 towns in the UK to do so.  Now it is one in a thousand towns worldwide

Cllr Del Goddard, Cabinet Member for Business and Regeneration said "Enfield Council is proud to support the Fairtrade movement, by stocking its products in our own canteen and by having this event. On Saturday we will celebrate being one in a thousand Fair Trade Towns.

"By having Enfield as a Fairtrade Town it shows our commitment to those in the developing world, and that we are determined to ensure people in the world's poorest countries get an honest price for their products and can trade fairly.

"We would like as many people as possible to come along and find out more about Fairtrade, if they are a business they can see how they can stock the goods, and if they are a consumer where they can buy them."

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