Fairtrade Pop-Up Café

Join us for an enjoyable & different Sunday afternoon! We will be serving an FAIRTRADE AFTERNOON TEA, interact with a quiz and will be honoured by a visit from Marcel Gomez, all the way from Brazil to speak about Fairtrade practices.

Set Menu: Fairtrade Afternoon Tea

- Savoury Cappuccino: a savoury soup served in a cup with potato 'foam' on top accompanied by a mini savoury chocolate croissant.
- A selection of bite sized sandwiches and a savoury scone (served with mango chutney and cheese).

- 2 Apricot Kernels, Orange & Cocoa Balls

- Banana & Pumpkin Cake with a Peanut Butter Glaze slice.

- Fairtrade Tea or Coffee

Price: €10

Goodies will be made with love, artisan, and using Fairtrade Ingredients.

Fairtrade Stalls with Fairtrade food items and gifts will be set up for your purchasing pleasure.

Save the date so you will start booking your tables. Email info@foemalta.org to book, as places are limited! First come, first served.

This event is a collaboration between Friends of the Earth Malta, CORE GREEN:Organic & Fairtrade Food, Green Drinks Malta and Pop Up Café Malta for Fairtrade Fruit Week.

Special thanks to University Chaplaincy. Event is part of Fruit Week. Through our project Supply Chainge, we will be raising awareness about the environmental and social issues related to production of fruits and juices.

Polly Higgins in MALTA 27.05.15

What a lovely opportunity we were presented with by Simon Paul Sutton to host Polly Higgins!  It was such a beautiful space of sharing and inspiration.  A Green Drinks Gathering to remember.  Thanks Jonathan Pace of Bottegin Palazzo Xara for accommodating our meeting.

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I am someone who cares deeply about the Earth. I’m also a lawyer who loves the Earth. It’s not often lawyers talk about love – and it can feel strange to do so. However, I believe love and law can be brought together and when the two meet, the potential to create new laws that put people and planet first is born.

Her latest book, I Dare You To Be Great, seeks a new story of our times; one where we shift from deep harm to harmony. 

Our workshop will be all about "Daring to be Great" 

Wednesday 27th May at 7.30pm - 9pm. 
(Please be seated by 7.15pm)
Bottegin Palazzo Xara, St Paul Street, Rabat

Book your place by emailing info@greendrinksmalta.org

You are invited to join us for the DARE TO BE GREAT workshop by Polly Higgins, award winning author and renowned international speaker, recently voted one of the top 10 visionaries in the world.

She will be in Malta to share with you her mission to End Ecocide on Earth and after we will socialise and mingle Green Drinks style.

You will be inspired. 

Big thanks to Simon Paul Sutton x

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Polly Higgin, Earth Lawyer and Author, is coming to Malta to present to the Green Drinks Malta Community

Polly Higgins is the lawyer who has proposed Ecocide law into the United Nations. Polly has spoken throughout the world about the long-term and wide ranging consequences of Ecocide law at all levels; political, economic, ecological and grass-roots events. She is the author of three books; the first, Eradicating Ecocide, Earth is Our Business & Dare You To Be Great, garnered the award The Peoples Book of the Year (2011).

She is a UK based Barrister (no longer court-based), an International lawyer and world renowned Ecocide Law expert.

You can read more here: http://eradicatingecocide.com/polly/

March Against Monsanto MALTA 2015

This Saturday 23rd May 2015, the Clean Food Movement shall be organizing a walk in Valletta to raise awareness about the harmful effects which certain pesticides have. Particular attention shall be given to those containing glyphosphates, a chemical found in certain weed killers and locally are being used on pavements, roadsides and roundabouts. The walk shall leave the old parliament at 10.00 am and and come to an end at the La Vallette Square at 11.00am.
Following this manifestation the movement shall be organise a debate about the use of pesticides, issues relating to human health and well-being and raise the question on what powers should local authorities have in these matters

Green Drinks Malta for Let's Do It Malta

The environmental NGO Let’s Do It Malta is organizing a national clean-up on Saturday 9th May 2015, which will be held at various spots throughout the Maltese islands.

The organisation had held another clean-up last year, which had attracted around 1,200 volunteers who had collected an estimated 28,000 kilos of waste. This year, the clean-up effort has already attracted some 3,000 volunteers and it is targeting some 50 different locations. In their press release the organization explained that they expected collection figures to double.

The organisation is increasingly gaining support and it is motivating the public to keep the country clean.

“Trash is becoming an invasive, offensive problem evident all around us. This is not a problem we can solve individually. Together we can show that our country deserves to be kept clean for our sake, and for the sake of future generations,” the statement reads.

Let’s Do It Malta explained that the group had developed its vision statement following its thoughts. Its aims are the reduction of public littering, promotion of active citizenship, increasing public environmental awareness, reaching a zero waste culture and helping to create a more eco-friendly mentality.

50 organizations have already confirmed their participation next Saturday, including Green Drinks Malta.  We will meet near the Aquarium in Qawra at 9am on Saturday 9th May.

'Happily Organic!' Event for Pesticide Action Week 2015 - MALTA

We are happy to announce a Green Drinks Gathering coming up on Sunday the 29th of March in the afternoon to celebrate Pesticide Action Week 20-30th March.

For the 'Happily Organic!' event Green Drinks Malta will partner with Joseph Sciberras of Majjistral Eco Farm and enjoy a beautiful walk and a presentation about the wonderful organic work undertaken at the farm. 

We will finish off Green Drinks style with socialising over 'fresh gbejniet, ful u hobz biz-zejt' washed down with lovely some home-made wine.

Date: Sunday the 29th of March
Time: 3pm - 6pm
Meeting place: Manikata Church
Suggested Donation: €5 (adults), €3.50 (children under 12 years)
To bring: Walking shoes, water, cloth bag in case you wish to buy some organic veggies / jams / honey / wine.

This event is not to be missed.

Book now on info@greendrinksmalta.org.

kind regards
Natalie Debono
Green Drinks Malta - Raising Environmental Consciousness one Gathering at a Time.

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