Fundraiser – A Fair Trade Feast

February 12th, 2017 by admin

Greetings from the Marquis Project and Fair Trade Town steering committee,

The Marquis Project is featuring a three course Fair Trade Feast on Sunday, March 5, 2017 as a fundraising initiative at The Dock on Princess, 1133 Princess Ave, Brandon.

A cash bar will be available starting at 5:30 pm with dinner served at 6 pm. [Vegetarian option needs to be pre-ordered.]


Appetizer: pan seared gingered sea scallops in a turmeric coconut broth, with roasted corn and quinoa (Vegetarian: tofu instead of scallops)

Entree: coconut oil seared grilled pork tenderloin with lemongrass accented long grain rice and fire roasted jalapeno and mango salsa (Vegetarian: grilled eggplant instead of pork)

Dessert: coffee bean infused panna cotta with a  milk chocolate drizzle finished with a raspberry sorbet

Tickets are $50 per person and include a charitable tax receipt for a donation of $25.

Silent auction items and a 50/50 draw will be available at the dinner.

Support the work of Marquis Project in promoting fair trade and in rural development projects in Tanzania by inviting your friends to attend this annual dinner.

Tickets are available for pre-sale at the following locations:

or contact The Marquis Project by email or phone message at 204-727-5675.

Individual board members also have tickets available for sale.

Contact the Fair Trade Brandon Committee at 204-724-7836 for more information.

We hope that you can join us!

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About Marquis

The Marquis Project is a non-profit, charitable non-governmental organization dedicated to making our world better. Established in 1979 by development activists in and around Brandon, Manitoba, it is sustained by the support and participation of individuals, families, congregations, schools and community organizations. What began as a small resource centre on world issues serving southwestern Manitoba is now a nationally recognized non-governmental organization.