Lead for Change Blog
To celebrate World Fair Trade Day, Fair Trade Pasadena will have a outreach table located at Ten Thousand Villages Pasadena on May 12, 2018. A demonstration will take place by a local artisans group to show support and discuss how simular support reaches thousands of global artisans through fair trade. While engaging the community on […]
Featuring local and global products including foods, home goods, jewelry and more. All proceeds from sales support the artisans and farmers in feeding, clothing, education and housing their families.
Join us at WHEAT’s Fair Trade Store and take a tour of the world, celebrating Fair Trade. Learn about the artisans, farmers and cooperatives that are feeding their families thanks to purchases of their quality foods and handcrafts. Celebrate with a Fair Trade Tattoo (temporary), iced coffee and scrumptious goodies made with fair trade ingredients.
Come by WHEAT’s Fair Trade Store and sample coffees, chocolates and hear the stories of the artisans who have upcycled and reused throw-aways and made them into beautiful art – metal wall hangings, baskets from magazines, necklaces from candy wrappers and so much more!
April 24 marks five years since the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. This tragic event brought global attention to the conditions of garment workers, and calls for stricter standards and greater transparency in the apparel industry. Since 2013, some progress has been made. We see more brands focusing on social and environmental sustainability, and more […]
Warm, modern cafe serving fair-trade, locally roasted coffees with breakfast, sandwiches & pastries in downtown Phoenix.
Stocks 100% handcrafted, fair-trade merchandise such as coffee, tea, chocolate, jewelry, home goods baskets and more. This shop is program of the WHEAT organization, ending hunger and poverty at the root.
WHEAT is a nonprofit Arizona based anti hunger and poverty organization involved in the Fair Trade Movement since 1990. WHEAT’s mission is to educate, advocate, motivate and empower individuals to action. WHEAT and its Fair Trade Initiative, the Hand to Hand Project, work toward global economic equality by engaging our staff and volunteers in positive […]