Victorian Fair Trade Market Program and Activities 2018

Saturday 4th of August 2018 Brunswick Town Hall, 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick
10.00am to 5.00pm

Live Entertainment


10am to 1.30pm

A.YA ~ Japanese Instruments and Taiko Explosion

A duo featuring Ayako Fujii and Ayako Tsunazawa.

A.YA’s sound is a crossover between modern original compositions and traditional styles with unique Japanese instruments. They have performed at many festivals and events around Melbourne, and have also run workshops at primary and secondary schools in Victoria, NSW, and Queensland.

A.YA use a plethora of Japanese Instruments to produce an explosion of Taiko Drums, Flute, Exciting Vocals and more; showcasing both Original and well loved Japanese tunes. Their high energy show appeals to young and old. With it’s fast paced changeovers, multi instrumental content and audience participation; A.YA is always a hit.


1.30pm to 3pm


26 year old Melbournian, first instrument being the drums but picked up a guitar and began singing at 19. Born in the northern suburbs, raised in the west and now living in east Melbourne, incredibly proud of the growing and fantastic music scene in Melbourne that she gets to be a part of.

Ed and Abe

3pm to 5pm

Ed and Abe’s Musical Fun Times

Duo featuring trumpet and guitar, playing a mix of gypsy swing, klezmers, blues and latin styles, a very mixed bag.

Student Art Exhibition and Competition – What does Fair trade mean to you?

10am to 3pm

View the artwork submitted by young students from around Melbourne

10am to 3pm

Photographic exhibition

3pm to 3.30pm

Winners of art competition announced

Arts and Craft Corner

10am to 4pm

Get creative in the arts and craft corner, make your own “what does fair trade mean to you” piece of artwork for display.

Fair Trade Coffee Break

Genovese Coffee

10am to 5pm

Come inside the atrium of the Brunswick Town hall to get your free fix of fairtrade certified Genovese Coffee and sample some delicious chocolate. Coffee and chocolate will run all day until it runs out.

Victorian Fair Trade Market Exhibitors

orange blue rolla bottlesupport clean oceansRolla Bottle

Rolla Bottle is an innovative water bottle, made from premium silicone it stands tall like a normal bottle when full and rolls super small when empty. Rolla makes it easy to always have a water bottle with you and say ‘no’ to planet damaging single-use plastic bottles. Plus we give 10% of profits to clean ocean initiatives.

For DignityFor Dignity

For Dignity is a social enterprise which curates a beautiful collection of homewares, jewellery, bags and accessories crafted predominately by those affected by human trafficking and makes them available for purchase online and at select pop ups. As human trafficking is the fasted growing global crime we invite you to start being part of the solution. Purchasing from For Dignity helps provide a life giving income for these people and financial investment into initiatives tackling human trafficking.

wrapper bread
wrapper reusable food wraps
WRAPPA Reusable Food Wraps

WRAPPA Reusable Food Wraps bring you not only traditional beeswax wraps, but also the world’s first plant based vegan wrap. We want to help you make #onesmallchange by reducing the amount of single use plastics in the everyday home.

monkey mandala Happily MadeHAPPILY MADE

Happily Made is a community project based in Cambodia that teaches marginalised women how to knit and crochet. Once they are finished with the 3-week course they have the option of ongoing employment. The best part is that they can choose how much they work each month and there are never any targets set. The women work from home or with other women in their community. There is now also a scholarship fund for their children so that they can go to school. All items are unique and happily made.

Avatar stand The International Avatar Course

Avatar® is the most powerful, purest self-development program available. It is a series of experiential exercises that enable people to rediscover themselves and align their consciousness with what they want to achieve. They awaken to more personal responsibility and compassion towards the bigger care needed for all on this planet.

Aagan Towels
Aagan 100% Organic Cotton

*Ethical * Exquisite * Sustainable

Loving Earth New Packagingloving earth

Loving Earth is an Australian owned company that creates conscious consumer products in a way that is good for the planet. Our chocolate is made from plants, wrapped in plants and sourced from the source. We aim to become a model for regeneration and protection of our valuable natural assets.

Mundo Maya Mundo Maya Latin-American Handcrafts

Mundo Maya brings to you authentic handcrafts direct from Latin America.
Our products are ethically traded & made by indigenous artisans
By supporting us, you are supporting many communities & their potential to flourish artistically & economically.

Sea ShepherdSea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd Australia is a non-profit conservation organisation whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.
Sea Shepherd Australia uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced oceanic ecosystems, Sea Shepherd Australia works to ensure their survival for future generations.

Servi StoreServi Store

We are a unique initiative from Melbourne, Australia, selling trendy eco-friendly products and cotton apparels made from 100% Fairtrade organic cotton. All our products feature artworks of inspirational quotes.
We also source custom 100% Fairtrade organic cotton apparels and uniforms.

Turkish Gozleme
Turkish gozleme

A traditional Turkish pastry cuisine with all sorts of varieties such as Spinach & Cheese, Spinach Cheese & Mushroom, Spinach Cheese & Meat and more. Come and try some Gozleme!!

Karma CollectiveThe Karma Collective

The Karma Collective offer deliciously scented soy wax candles that are hand poured in Melbourne, Victoria. We partner with charities, donating a portion of profits to assist with causes such as stopping animal cruelty; protecting children around the world and helping Australians affected by breast cancer.

Our goal is to put out good karma everyday – and collectively, significantly impact our world for the better.


Pachamama Wholefoods is far more than just a speciality grocery store and cafe. Besides stocking some of the highest quality organic wholefoods products, our mission is to build a community of healthy humans whilst re-educating and reconnecting society with food and the earth. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff are there to guide our customers on their health journey. We believe the foundation for a sustainable future is having a healthy community, inside and out.


B-Alternative is a grassroots, environmental solutions group shaking things up at festivals, markets, schools and any event where the focus is shifting to a more sustainable, planet positive future! They provide practical eco-friendly solutions to everyday living — sourcing and supplying truly compostable products and packaging, raising awareness through facilitated environmentally focused conversation in schools and social events and providing sustainable festival/event waste reduction services.

Cutlery Carriage

Cutlery Carriage is a purpose-designed, environmentally friendly, recyclable at the end of its life, dishwasher safe and hygienic case for your cutlery with the restaurant-quality, stainless steel fork and spoon included and is made and designed right here in Australia! Comes in 5 great colours to take with you to work, school or uni, camping or even travelling!

Home Girls

We connect migrant mums with local designers to create and sell jewellery to the Australian market.