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


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


We’re starting to get excited about the Fairer World Fair which this year will on Saturday 7 November 2015 10am – 2pm St George’s Church Hall, George St, Dumfries DG1 1EJ This year as well as all the amazing and inspiring gifts, crafts and foods from around the world, we’ll also be focussing on locally… Read More


The Dumfries Fairtrade Group will be at the Run4Health (http://www.run4health.co.uk/) on Sunday 28 June – at the Easterbrook Hall.  This fun run is organised by Dumfries Devorgilla Rotary Club and is always a great event – raising money for lots of local charities.  We are delighted that we have been asked to have a stall:… Read More


The Dumfries Fairer World Fair on Saturday 1 November will be a unique opportunity to see a pedal-driven rice-thresher that has been designed and made by a local businessman for rice farmers in Malawi. Just Trading Scotland import Kilombero rice from a fair trade project in Malawi. When two of the rice farmers, Howard and… Read More


Saturday 1 November 2014 10am – 2pm St George’s Church Hall, George St, Dumfries DG1 1EJ Fairly traded gifts, crafts and foods from around the world Inspiration and Information Fair Trade Café Admission free There will be stalls from local shops – Second Nature, The Yellow Door and the Galloway Ecostore, as well as Traidcraft,… Read More


This year’s Fairer World Fair is on Saturday 9 November at St George’s Church Hall, George St, Dumfries, DG1 1EJ, from 10am – 3.30pm. As well as the usual, and wonderful, Fairly traded Jewellery, Accessories, Food and Gifts, Information and Inspiration, and of course the Café, this year we are also going to do some… Read More


  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday October 2nd – at 7pm, in St John’s meeting room – St John’s Church on the corner of Newall Terrace and Lovers Walk.  This will be our AGM, but our main activity of the evening will be planning the Fairer World Fair – Dumfries Fairtrade Group Fairer… Read More


Our next meeting will be on Thursday 5 September 7pm at the meeting room at St John’s church – on the corner of Lovers Walk and Newall Terrace.  We will be making plans for our FAIRER WORLD FAIR which this year will be on Saturday 9 November.  We are hoping to include some craftivist activities… Read More