Saturday, April 22, 2017

Happy Earth Day!


 Happy Earth Day!
Let us live, produce and consume with ethics and responsibility!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Join us on April 23rd: Fair Trade Walk along the Baskinta Literary Trail


You are cordially invited to join us for an exciting Fair Trade Walk on the Baskinta Literary Trail (BLT) on Sunday 23rd of April.

Details:

Hikers will have the chance to walk at the same time with the international community of Fair Trade through different continents, England, India, Europe and America.

They will get to know more about the famous authors of Baskinta, Mikhael Nouaime, Abdallah Ghanem, Georges Ghanem, Rashid Ayoub, &Sleiman Kettaneh and the famous painter Georges Oryan.


About Baskinta Fair Trade Town:
Baskinta is one of the 9 Lebanese villages which signed the Fair Trade Towns charter two years ago. The main goal of a Fair Trade Town is to unite a community of both producers and individuals around the will to promote the Fair Trade movement’s ethics and products.

The Fair Trade Walk festival:

An international festival of Fair Trade Walk with a literary theme is running from March 1st until the end of April, 2017. Many walks will therefore take place during these two months, namely in Scotland and Wales.

The festival encourages individuals, groups, schools and universities to take part in these walks and raise awareness on the injustice of the international trading system and encourage people to join the campaign for better income and improved working conditions for the people who grow our food and make our products.



For reservation: 71 94 65 32
Fee: 25 000 LBP / person

In collaboration with:
The
Lebanon Mountain Trail Association 
Baskinta Baytouna
Municipality of Baskinta 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Fair Trade Lebanon Olive Oil in New York

April 6th, 2017: We are so thrilled to have taken part in the first Lebanese Olive Oil Celebration in New York city hosted by the Consulate General of Lebanon in New York and the Lebanese American University (LAU).

Thank you for such a wonderful experience!


Monday, April 10, 2017

Artisanal Maamoul now sold at Boutique TDL!




Delicately prepared by our partner producers from the Baskinta Cooperative, Terroirs du Liban's yearly artisanal and homemade Maamoul traditional desserts are now sold at the boutique.
Pass by boutique TDL to pick up your desired Maamoul fillings from the below:
Maamoul Mix * 1 kg : 38 000 LL
Pistachios * 1 kg : 40 000 LL
Almonds * 1 kg : 38 000 LL
Walnuts * 1 kg : 36 000 LL
Dates * 1 kg : 30 000 LL

All Maamoul fillings are available in boxes of 1/2 kg, except for the Maamoul Mix (only available in 1 kg box).

Do not hesitate to call Boutique TDL for more information: +961 71 783 444
Address: Hazmieh, Hourani Center (facing Mekhitarist School), Ground Floor. 

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Fair Trade Lebanon at HORECA trade show 2017




Fair Trade Lebanon will be participating in the 24th edition of the HORECA trade show, taking place in BIEL hall, in Beirut city, from the 4th until 7th of April 2017.

Our presence at HORECA falls under the scope of the SOFAIR project funded by the Middle-East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) in the aim of offering our partner producers a strong and innovative exposure in Lebanon’s premier B2B hospitality and foodservice event.  


What’s more, “Terroirs du Liban” a brand by Fair Trade Lebanon will be a first-time Bronze Sponsor for the HORECA “Hospitality Salon Culinaire” event. A chance to shed more light on our range of Lebanese, Authentic and Artisanal products.

Chefs and business professionals will experience live tasting and mixing of our products with the aim of continuously raising awareness and increasing their engagement towards our socially engaged brand.


Stand number: F 26
Dates: 4 to 7 April 2017
Opening Hours: 3 to 9 PM
Location: BIEL – LEBANON


Thursday, March 9, 2017

FTL is recruiting: Accountant




Position: Accountant for Finance and Accounting department.

Job Requirements: 

- BA holder or equivalent in Accounting.
- Minimum 3 years of experience.
- Strong negotiation skills. 
 

Job Description: 

- Handling petty cash, preparing payments and reporting to head of dept. 
- Arranging payments for suppliers.
- Keeping up-to-date with cash and bank account.
- Passing accounting vouchers & payment vouchers.
- Cost center.
- Monthly bank reconciliation.
- Filing.
- Salaries, NSSF and Tax Transaction.
- Chart of accounts.

Schedule: Full time (9 AM - 5 PM).

Location: Hourani Center, 2nd Floor, Facing Mekhitarist School, Hazmieh, Lebanon.


About Fair Trade Lebanon: Fair Trade Lebanon is a non-profit NGO created in 2006 aiming to improve the livelihoods of the most disadvantaged people in rural Lebanon. The organization chose fair trade as a means of building export opportunities for small producers and food-processing cooperatives.


If interested in applying, please email your CV to our head of HR, Mrs. Maya Masri: m.masri@fairtradelebanon.org