University of Virginia – Fair Trade on Grounds

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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

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Build Your Team

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

Completed November 7th, 2016
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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.

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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
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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
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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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Upcoming Events

Social Justice Day

February 20

Celebrate Social Justice Day with U.Va. Dining on February 20th! We will be sampling EcoGrounds Fair Trade certified tea and coffee, and learn about the benefits of Fair Trade on our global community. Discover the power of each purchase, and where to find Fair Trade items at the University of Virginia!

Fair Trade Products

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 Pavilion IX, first floor of our main residential dining room.
Crossroads Residential Dining Room, near freshmen dorms

Members

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