On Saturday 04 March 2013 The Chapter House at St Andrew’s Church was a hive of activity. Passers by could not help but notice a giant inflatable banana and teacup. Those who ventured in to the annual Think As You Shop event were treated to a range of displays and stalls plus delicious refreshments.
The stalls showcased local and Fairtrade suppliers and products. This included two Biggleswade businesses. The CO-
Other stallholders were Garden Friends (vegetable boxes), Teresa Washington (Neal’s Yard organic natural health and beauty products), Rebecca Fugill (hand made jewellery), Bridget Mappley (eco-
Edward Peake are working towards becoming a Fairtrade School. At the event a team of pupils produced a sculpture from Fairtrade wrappers and packages. This was a suggested activity for Fairtrade Fortnight which this year is February 25 – March 10.
In keeping with the theme of the event, the refreshments were of course all made from local or Fairtrade ingredients. Visitors, including Alistair Burt, our North East Bedfordshire MP, enjoyed tea / coffee plus homemade soup and cakes.