Fairtrade Fortnight

Monday 21 February to Sunday 6 March 2022

Find out what’s on during Fairtrade Fortnight

Welcome to our Fairtrade Fortnight Fair! We’ve partnered with local businesses, students and our onsite catering team to bring you the best Fairtrade activities, education and offers. 

Fairtrade events

Pancake competition

Monday 21 - Friday 25 February

To kickstart Fairtrade Fortnight, Julia, Brookes Union's Environment Officer, will be making and decorating vegan pancakes. Watch Julia's cook-along by viewing Brookes Union's Instagram stories on 21 February! You can also make your own pancakes to enter into a Brookes Union pancake competition - get creative, and remember to choose Fairtrade ingredients! Details on competition rules and how to enter will be shared on the Brookes Union Instagram account from Friday 18 February.

Fairtrade wine

Tuesday 22 February, 11.00am - 11.30am

Fairtrade by Co-op virtual wine tasting and celebration of Fairtrade wine. Hear from Fairtrade wine experts, from the comfort of your home!

Fairtrade LIVE

Tuesday 22 February, 11.00am - 2.00pm

The Co-op, Headington Campus

Join your local conversation.

What you put in your basket can make a positive change to life around the globe. With Fairtrade, you change the world a little bit every day.

Join the Co-op team and find out how together we can make a difference and co-operate for a fairer world.

Fairtrade Fair

Wednesday 23 February, 11.30am - 2.00pm

Join us in the Forum, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus for our Fairtrade Fair, which will include:

  • Fairtrade stalls
  • Food sampling
  • Fairtrade pancakes for sale

Win a Fairtrade hamper worth £50

Sign up to the Co-op's membership scheme in the Forum, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, for chance at winning a Fairtrade Hamper worth £50! Anyone who signs up for the scheme on 22 February, or before 2.00pm on 23 February 2022, will be automatically entered into the prize draw. The winner will be announced at 3.00pm on 23 February 2022 after the Fairtrade Fair.


Find out how Brookes Alumni start-up Visible clothing is championing Fairtrade cotton.

See the Fairtrade "Choose the world you want” campaign introduction.

See how climate change is affecting farming and crop production.

See how Fairtrade helps farmers become more climate change resistant. 

Listen to a cocoa farmer’s personal account of his struggles.

See how Fairtrade is tackling the climate crisis.