La Mesa, California

La Mesa CA is a city located in San Diego County. It borders the Eastern edge of the city of San Diego . Nicknamed “Jewel of the Hills”, La Mesa is distinct for its village atmosphere and surrounding foothills. The population is 60,000. Many of the residents have lived in La Mesa for years and some are descendants of the “pioneers” who established the city in 1912. La Mesa was officially declared a “Fair Trade Town USA” during it Centennial year 2012.

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Build Your Team

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

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Reach out to Retailers

Work with retail locations in your town to offer two or more Fair Trade products.

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Engage Your Town

Each town must have a certain number of community organizations using or serving Fair Trade products.

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Get Some Love from the Media

Broadcast how local action can deliver life changing benefits to farmers and artisans.

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Engage Your Local Government

Build long-lasting relationships with your local government and pass a Fair Trade resolution.

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From Our Blog

November 28, 2017 Shop Fair Trade at these upcoming events! Fair Trade Alternative Gift FairFirst Lutheran Church (3rd & Ash)As one of the oldest supporters of Fair Trade in San Diego, we hope you stop by and ...

November 9, 2017 Fair Trade Shopping Event at Unity San Diego!Please support new Fair Trade events throughout San Diego!  The awareness is growing about shopping with a conscience and every shopper needs to consi...

Fair Trade Gift Shopping at the SD Mission • Sunday 10/29

October 26, 2017 The Mission San Diego de Alcala is hosting their first Fair Trade Shopping Event.Please support local vendors who are making a difference.Shop with joy & purpose! Mission San Diego de Alcalá...

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