We lost a good friend last week – Judith Mylne was a dedicated member of Dumfries Fairtrade Group, and her death on Friday is a great loss to us all. This article was in a recent edition of the St John’s magazine. It is a fitting tribute to her.   Caerlaverock Community Association also published an obituary… Read More


Fairtrade Fortnight is 24 February – 8 March and here are details about all the events happening in and around Dumfries (these are the ones we know about  – there may well be others!!). Please spread the word about these – and we hope to see you at one or more of them.   This… Read More


It’ll soon be Fairtrade Fortnight (25 February – 10 March 2019) and we have some great events planned.  Details are on this poster.  If you want to find out more about this year’s campaign,  Craftivism, and the film ‘The Chocolate Case’ , there’s are links to more information in  ‘Fairtrade Fortnight’  on the right…… Read More


This year’s Fairer World Fair is our 10th!! As usual there will be a great range of Fairtrade and fairly traded goods for sale, as well the cafe with soup lunches and lots of home baking. It’s on Saturday November 10th, at St George’s Church Hall, George St, Dumfries. We have come a long way since… Read More


Our Tastings Evening in Fairtrade Fortnight was cancelled because of the snow.  While we are still not convinced that the winter has really gone, we have re-arranged the event for Thursday 10th May – at the Stove.  There will be lots of information, short films and a wide range of teas, coffees, chocolate, chutneys, wines,… Read More


Sadly we have decided to postpone our event planned for Thursday 1 March at the Stove.  the weather is not going to improve and we feel it would be better to rearrange when it is a bit warmer.… Read More


At this year’s Fairer World Fair we were delighted to be able to share the news that Dumfries and Galloway is now a Fairtrade Zone.  This achievement recognises the hard work of many people:  all the folk who have been involved in campaigning for Fairtrade across the region over the years, including the Fairtrade Groups, Churches… Read More


  For Fairtrade Fortnight this year, Dumfries Fairtrade Group are encouraging everyone to put Fairtrade into their break.  Whether you stop for coffee, tea, or just a banana or even a kick around with a football, every time Fairtrade products are used, it ensures that farmers and producers in developing countries are also getting a fair… Read More


We are delighted that we are going to be at the Easterbrook Hall Wedding Show on Sunday 19 February to share the story of Fairtrade Gold. An estimated 16 million small scale miners work in dangerous conditions around the world to provide gold that may end up on our high streets. Exploited by some middle men, and… Read More


Start your Christmas shopping at the Fairer World Fair…. From Fairtrade footballs to hand-made Christmas cards, and from banana jam to handbags, an even wider range of Fairtrade and fairly traded gifts, crafts and foods will be available at this year’s Fairer World Fair. The annual Fairer World Fair, organised by Dumfries Fairtrade Group, will… Read More