rutlandft-bannerx10 Years of Rutland’s Fairtrade Status

Fairtrade Fortnight this year marks Rutland’s 10th anniversary of gaining its Fairtrade status.

Esther KoskeiDuring Fairtrade Fortnight we enjoyed a special visit from a Kenyan Fairtrade coffee producer. Esther Koskei was at The Big Brew Fairtrade Coffee Tasting held at Oakham Methodist church hall on Saturday 4th March from 10am to 12noon. Esther is chair of the Kabng’etuny Women in Coffee Association in Kenya and she told us of the impact which Fairtrade standards have had on coffee growers in her community.