Berea College’s Fair Trade University Initiative

PeaceCraft is a constant partner with Berea College's Fair Trade University effort, and is the hub for Berea's Fair Trade Town initiative.

Solidifying our dedication to Fair Trade products and global justice. Berea College’s campaign is student-initiated and ran through People Who Care, a student-managed social justice and human rights organization, with the assistance of the full-time staff at the Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service (CELTS).

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Campaign Progress


Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed April 8th, 2014

Reach out to Campus Outlets

Work with vendors and food service providers to offer at least two Fair Trade products (e.g. coffee, tea, sugar, gifts) in each outlet on campus.

Completed April 7th, 2014

Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings

Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea and other products in offices, at events and through catering.

Completed April 11th, 2014

Commit to Fair Trade Education

Sponsor Fair Trade educational events and activities on campus and work with faculty to bring Fair Trade into the classroom.

Completed March 17th, 2014

Pass Fair Trade Resolution

Draw up a resolution that reflects the college/university’s commitment to Fair Trade and pass it through the appropriate decision-making bodies for approval.

Completed January 8th, 2014

Recent Tweets

People Who Care

@PWC_CELTS 6 days Ago

The Brady Campaign reports that 112,695 people in America are shot each year, due to a variety of reasons.

People Who Care

@PWC_CELTS 1 week Ago

The positive side of the foster care system:

People Who Care

@PWC_CELTS 2 weeks Ago

Join us tonight at 8 in the Barton room for Cafe SJ on the Foster Care System! As always: coffee, tea, and a light snack will be provided!

Fair Trade Products

Berea College Dining Services
Cafe SJ
Learning Center
Crossroads Cafe


Matt Walker