To mark the launch of the Fairtrade Foundation’s two week Big Fair Bake campaign, on 24th September Ealing Fairtrade Group volunteers presented the Mayor and Mayoress of Ealing, Councillor Mohammad Aslam and Mrs Majeeda Aslam, with a specially crafted cake made with Fairtrade ingredients kindly donated by the Co-op Southall. Stephen Pound, MP for Ealing North, was also present.
Both the Mayor and Stephen Pound pledged their continuing support for fairtrade, and the cake was not cut, but was kept for display at a trade meeting to be hosted by the Mayor at the Town Hall on the 27th Sept.
The group also arranged a great spread of delicious homemade Fairtrade cakes for a Big Fair Bake Sale at Ealing council’s Perceval House, which managed to raise around £90 for the Fairtrade Innovation Fund. Our experienced, as well as novice bakers (!) gave up their time to create the most delicious recipes, including some featured on the Big Fair Bake site! As well as treating Ealing residents, we helped raise better awareness of Fairtrade and the projects we engage in