Join the fairtrade Big Brew in Rutland

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Big Brew coffee mornings will be taking place around Rutland to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight which starts next week.

Members of the Rutland Fairtrade Steering Group will be at Empingham Methodist Church on Monday from 10am until midday for the first coffee morning and again on Monday, March 3.

Fairtrade refreshments will also be on sale at 25 The Nook, Whissendine, on Thursday and Oakham Methodist Church on Saturday, March 1, from 10am until midday.

Money raised will to Traidcraft, an organisation which raises money to extend the fairtrade scheme to more farmers.

A petition calling on the government to investigate supermarket pricing of bananas will also be available to sign at each event.