Talk on Harvesting bananas in St Vincent’s
Doreen, Ted and Saxon Members of Devon Fairtrade Towns Group representing Exeter.
County Councillor Barry Parsons chairs the meeting in the main chamber at County Hall, greeting Simeon and Veronica
Preparing for the Community Breakfast at the Methodist Hall – George, Margaret and Chris
Admiring the donation from Tony’s Chocolonely for raffles and fundraising events
Pupils sampled banana bread, bananas and made bracelets from Bananas leaves and heard about growing bananas, life and tourism on the Island as well as stressing the importance to them of the Fairtrade Premium and the good conditions of work that being Fairtrade ensures.
Veronica Browns came to Sidmouth College where she helped lead a well planned presentation on St Vincent’s Banana growing with activities for Year 7 pupils and about 20 pupils from The nearby Primary School.
Veronica and Wendy by the Waitrose Stall which had lots of samples.
Wendy, Veronica and Dave one of Co-op’s managers – surrounded by Fairtrade display and goods
Fairtrade Raffle prizes donated by Fairtrade Group, Co-op and gather library.