The River Church South
Our church got involved in working to fight Human Trafficking in March of 2012 which easily led us to wanting to make good consumer choices. We now have Fair Trade sugar, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, and display an Equal Exchange poster above our cafe table.
Incorporate Fair Trade Education into Your Social Teachings
Connect the tenets of your faith to Fair Trade. Empower congregants to live their faith by being conscious consumers.
Commit to Purchase Fair Trade Products When They Are Available
Work with your congregation to offer Fair Trade products regularly at services, vending machines or offices.
Include Fair Trade in Events
Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea, and other products when possible at meetings, in gathering places, and at events.
We’ll have a table at this year’s August Moon Festival where we’ll be doing a taste test of Fair Trade chocolate and coffee versus non-fair trade chocolate and coffee. We’ll keep track of what wins, have information available on how to buy fair trade and will have an opportunity for people to sign the petition […]