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Pages in the Fair Trade section

Fair Trade Guide to the Dyfi Valley

Leaflet and local suppliers - English

How we got Fair Trade Status

Campaign home page

Minutes of meetings index page

The Petition to the Council

Poverty Amidst Plenty
by Sekiku Joseph, Tanzania

Useful Websites




The Dyfi Valley is a 'fair trade valley'.

Fair Trade Fortnight 27 Feb – 11 March 2012

take a step in fair trade fortnight logo Dyfi Valley will be joining in Welsh celebrations for Fairtrade Fortnight.

  • Want to step towards a fairer way to trade?
  • Want to step out to show support for farmers and producers around the world?
  • Want to celebrate Wales’ big step as the world’s first Fair Trade Nation?
  • Want to take steps to find out what Fairtrade is?

Then take a step and join in these local events:

Thursday March 1 HAVE YOU COTTON’D ON?

Fairtrade Cotton Pizzeria evening to meet visiting cotton producers Samatha and Mrunal from India, with music from local duo Blue Hubbard, a display of fairtrade cotton fashions, and a pizza meal. Prize for the best cotton punning slogan! More info below.
7.00 pm Pizzeria, Wynnstay Hotel Machynlleth, tickets £8, £5 unwaged.

Friday and Saturday March 2nd and 3rd TURKEY TANGO

A nutty cabaret with a fairtrade flavour, fairtrade banana fortune telling and raffles.
7.30 pm each night. Tickets £7/ £5 from/at Y Tabernacl Machynlleth

Wednesday 7 March Fairtrade MARKET STALL

In Machynlleth street market from 10.00 - 2.00, with food and crafts on sale, and a raffle

All fortnight: FT lessons and activities

At Ysgol Gynradd Fairtrade School Machynlleth
Contact: Nicola Ruck 01654 703428; mob. 07966 912497; email:

More about the Fairtrade Cotton Pizzeria evening

Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with:

  • FT cotton producers from India
  • Blue Hubbard well woven music
  • Finest fair trade fashions
  • Best darned pizzas in the valley
  • Cotton pun competition – FT bottle of wine for best cotton punning of the night.

7.00 pm, Thursday 1 March, at the Pizzeria, Wynnstay Hotel, Machynlleth.
Tickets inc. pizza buffet: £8/£5 unwaged; extra donations welcomed.

How we got here

Read about how our campaign successfully led in November 2004 to the Dyfi Valley being uniquely awarded the status of Fair Trade Valley.

More information and offers of help:

  • Nicola Ruck, Pantlludw, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 9JR
  • Tel. 01654 703428; mob. 07966 912497; email:

Help make Wales a Fair Trade country

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