Cumbria became only the second County in the U.K. to achieve Fairtrade County status in March 2006.
Churches Together in Cumbria is a member of Cumbria Fair Trade Network and represented on its steering group by Susan Beale.
Many churches in Cumbria are already Fairtrade Churches. If your place of worship is already committed to using, selling and promoting Fairtrade products, but has not already had certification from the Fairtrade Foundation you can download the form and apply.
Please urge and help your Diocese/District/Division/Meeting to work towards achieving Fairtrade status.
The Fairtrade Foundation has specified that to qualify, your denominational area needs to:
To learn more about Fairtrade, visit: www.fairtrade.org.uk.