Fair Trade Fordham University

Students for Fair Trade (SFT) is the official fair trade club at Rose Hill. Members of SFT work closely with a Gabelli School of Business program that runs a small business that sells fair trade products to the greater Fordham and New York communities. SFT’s goals are twofold: to continue to grant western market access to third-world artisans, and to educate all about the virtues of fair trade.

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Build Your Team

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


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 January 19th, 2015

Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings

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

Completed September 26th, 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.


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 April 19th, 2016

Recent Tweets

Fordham Fair Trade

@FairTradeRams 8 months Ago

Sustainable Fashion Panel tonight at 5PM in Walsh Library! @FordhamSI https://t.co/oJpFEYRTh0

Fordham Fair Trade

@FairTradeRams 9 months Ago

Grab some Fair Trade treats and learn more about the importance of smart consumerism! This Tuesday from 5:30 to 6… https://t.co/oUhn82fvdv

Fordham Fair Trade

@FairTradeRams 10 months Ago

Happy National Coffee Day! The 15 Best Places for a Fair Trade Coffee in New York City https://t.co/PEdTN7KTlf

Fair Trade Products

Argo Tea Lincoln Center
Cosi Campbell Commons
Salt and Sesame Faculty Memorial Hall
Amani Cart Hughes Hall and McGinley Center
Fordham Barnes and Noble Bookstore Lowenstein Center
Cronin Café Lincoln Center Library
Ram Café Lowenstein Center
Student Bookstore McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus
Subconnection Queens Court
Simply To-Go Keating Hall
Urban Kitchen O'Hare Hall
The Marketplace The McGinely Center
Dagger John’s McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus
The Marketplace McGinley Center, Rose Hill Campus


Fair Trade Club Invited Alta Gracia to Fordham

April 19, 2016 Download


Michael Billotti
Tori Curbelo