Events

Illinois

FT Valentine’s Rose Sale

February 14
Presented by 2nd Congregational/ 1st Presbyterian Church

We will be taking orders for Fair Trade Rose’s, to be picked up in our Dining Room on Feb. 14th. With each dozen of rose’s we will include a Fair Trade Chocolate Bar. Why Buy Fair Trade Flowers About 80% of cut flowers sold in the United States are grown in Latin America, South America, […]

Chocoholic Frolic

February 19
Presented by 2nd Congregational/ 1st Presbyterian Church

The Chocoholic Frolic, is a fund raiser for The ARC of Winnebago and Boone County. The ARC, sells tickets to Chocolate Lovers. The ARC has approximately 80 vendors, who hand out Chocolate. We hand out Fair Trade Mini Chocolates, that are individually wrapped. (they can be taken home) This is a wonderful, fun evening, we […]

World Fair Trade Day

May 10
Presented by 2nd Congregational/ 1st Presbyterian Church

WFTD is the largest Fair Trade event in N. America, with around 100,000 people attending nearly 1000 events around the U.S. and Canada. The goal is to promote Fair Trade and campaign for trade justice together with farmers, workers & artisans. In 2015, with WFTD , on May 10. Just Goods, A Fair Trade Market […]

New York

Eco-House Chocolate Tasting

February 17
Presented by FAIR TRADE SUNY GENESEO

Enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate and learn about how fair trade principles made the business behind it even sweeter. Divine Chocolate provided by Eco-House & Fair Trade Club. Please note that this event is only open to residents of Putnam Hall & Wyoming Hall.

Street Fair With Juggling Club & Fair Trade Club

February 20
Presented by FAIR TRADE SUNY GENESEO

Experience a thrilling street fair reminiscent of New York City with the Juggling Club. Free food, games, prizes, & more! Enjoy fair trade German chocolate and possibly fair trade cotton candy, too! Stay tuned!

Block Printing With Fair Trade Club & GLK

April 04
Presented by FAIR TRADE SUNY GENESEO

Learn about the ancient art form of Indian block printing and how it relates to fair trade in business by decorating a fair trade t-shirt! You may also bring your own pillow case, clothing, fabric, or paper! Canvas and paper will also be provided. This event is supported by Geneseo Late Knight & mandatory student […]

Unknown State

Fair Trade Week

February 09 Presented by Community School Cutthroats for Fair Trade

We are collaborating with our local grocery store, Atkinson’s, to promote an awareness of Fair Trade in both our school community as well as our larger community. We will be educating students at school as well as customers in the grocery store. The grocery store will be offering discounts for the duration of the week […]