Over 100 Fairtrade suipports from around the region joined the Lingfield and Dormansland Fairtraders for their annual AGM. This held at Lingfield Park racecourse with special guest speaker PeopleTree CEO – Safia Minney (pictured right with Emma Watson).
Safia is founder and CEO of the one of the world’s leading FAIRTRADE fashion labels – PEOPLE TREE.
The evening was event not to be missed and was a highlight of the FAIRTRADE Lingfield and Dormansland annual event diary. Past speakers have included Fairtrade Foundation CEO, Mike Gidney, Divine Chocolate CEO, Sophi Tranchell and Union Hand Roasted CEO Jeremy Torz.
During the evening, new chair Paul Pirie was voted in by Fairtrade Lingfield and Dormansland Members. Paul gave a vote of thanks to outgoing chair Margaret Vasey – who was one of the founder members of the group and had pioneered the Fairtrade in the community for over 10 years.