This week and next week are Fairtrade Fortnight. As I’ve mentioned in discussions at the Co-operative Group, there are some drawbacks to Fairtrade (most of which can be overcome by trading with co-operatives locally), but it is worth supporting fairtrade overall.
The featured event this year is Go Bananas for Fairtrade, an attempt at world-record banana-eating on 6-7 March. I don’t like bananas much, but I’ll eat them cooked, so I’ll be joining in.
If you want to get involved and do something else, there is an events calendar on the FtFn site.