Reading is a Fairtrade Town

The first fairtrade resolution was passed by Reading Council in 1996, and Reading was officially accredited as a Fairtrade Town in 2004.

A Fairtrade Town

• Nearly all supermarkets and shops stock fairtrade products
• 59 cafes and restaurants now serve fairtrade beverages or snacks
• 4 mailorder firms stock fairtrade goods
• 40 churches are now registered as fairtrade churches
• a further 46 businesses, organisations or groups regularly use fairtrade products in their offices, canteens and meetings.

Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight is held in early Spring each year – in 2015 from 23 February to 13 March.

Reading is Celebrating it's 11th Anniversary as a Fairtrade Town

Join us in the celebration and check out the packed programme of events!

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Up and coming Fairtrade events in Reading - including Fairtrade Fortnight and Beyond

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What is Fairtrade

Further information on registering as a fairtrade business, and the work we do in the Reading area