The FairTrade Foundation have renewed their FairTrade Community Status award for the area for another five years.
FairTrade works with farmers and workers to ensure they get a fair share the money generated by what they produce. This helps improve their living standards, invest in their communities and businesses, and protect our shared environment.
Highlights of recent work to raise of awareness and promote Fairtrade in West Lothian include: hosting the Scottish FairTrade Forum Campaigner Conference in Linlithgow in November 2022; a range of FairTrade events and stalls, such as the COP 26 event at West Lothian in November 2021 and Linlithgow FairTrade Partnership free coffee morning in conjunction with the Co-op; raising awareness of FairTrade Fortnight using the local press and social media; and being an active member of the member of Scottish FairTrade Forum.
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