University of Virginia – Fair Trade on Grounds

It is the mission of U.Va. Dining, in partnership with the University of Virginia, to increase the availability and visibility of Fair Trade items in our dining rooms and convenience stores. By committing to providing Fair Trade in all dining locations, U.Va. Dining hopes to empower students to participate in positive social change through the purchase of treats like chocolate, coffee and ice cream (creating positive change has never tasted better). U.Va. Dining strives to educate students on the power of purchase to create a sustainable future for our local and global community – a world that is environmentally sound, economically viable, and socially responsible.

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Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

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

Completed November 7th, 2016

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 26th, 2018

Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings

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

Completed December 20th, 2016

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 October 27th, 2016

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.

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Fair Trade Products

UVA Bookstore Next to Newcomb Hall and the Bookstore Parking Garage
Cafe McLeod Within the building, McLeod at the nursing school
Observatory Hill Near newer dorms
John Paul Jones Arena Dining Hall Within John Paul Jones Arena
In The Nood Within Newcomb, next to Fresh Food Co.
Crumbs on the Corner On UVA's Corner
Alderman Cafe Within Alderman Library across from the UVA Chapel
1819 Supply at Runk Within Runk Dining Hall, behind Gooch and Dillard dorms and next to Hereford College
N2Go Newcomb Hall
Sidley Austin Cafe
Clark Café Clark Hall
Runk Residential Dining Room
Fresh Food Co. Residential Dining Room at Newcomb
Observatory Hill Dining Room
1819 Supply at MedEd U.Va Health System
Lambeth Market North campus near upperclassmen housing.
West Range Cafe West Range - on main campus.
Fine Arts Cafe Campbell Hall, UVA
Supply Store 1819 – Newcomb Pavilion IX, first floor of our main residential dining room.
Crossroads Residential Dining Room, near freshmen dorms


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