Events

California

Annual Meeting of Sustainable Claremont

October 06
Presented by Fair Trade OLA

Join with hundreds of engaged citizens for this annual celebration at the Padua Hills Theater, lovely venue in the fall . Enjoy good conversations, guest speaker, snacks and Fair Trade coffee. Visit the Fair Trade booth and learn how Fair Trade promotes economic, environmental and social sustainability.

HOPE RISING: A 24 Hour Coffee Event

October 10
Presented by Altadena, California

Come celebrate the International Day of the Girl! We will be featuring a pop-up shop of local vendors, a collaborative art exhibit, live entertainment and a Q&A Panel to raise awareness & support for domestic trafficking throughout the 24 hour period. Day-of schedule will be posted on our page in the weeks to come! Stay […]

Our Lady of the Assumption Ministry Fair

October 11
Presented by Fair Trade OLA

Join us at the annual Ministry Fair, in the auditorium immediately after each of the 9 weekend Masses. Visit the Fair Trade display. Learn how you can join with Pope Francis to be in solidarity with the poor simply by becoming an aware shopper. No meetings. Just a decision to shop with Gospel values.

Farmers and Artisans Market

October 19
Presented by Fair Trade OLA

Celebrate Fair Trade month by visiting the Fair Trade booth at this popular farmers’ market. Learn about the dozens of Fair Trade products now available in Claremont – and where to buy them. Fair Trade is the fastest growing segment of the retail economy. Find out why..

Illinois

Jeremiah Development Joint Service

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

A joint worship service of 4 Downtown Rockford Churches-2nd. Congregational, 1st. Presbyterian, Court Street Methodist and Emmanuel Episcopal. These four Churches make up Jeremiah Development , Jeremiah Development helps our neighboring community by rehabing homes, community gardens and education to keep the neighborhood informed. (and much more) At this service, I am introducing all 4 […]

Connected By Coffee Documentary Showing at Saint Xavier University

October 23
Presented by Archdiocese of Chicago: Fair Trade Movement

The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Peace and Justice is partnering with Saint Xavier University’s Campus Ministry, Mercy Students for Peace and Justice, ECO Club, and Respect Life Club! We will be showing the documentary: “Connected By Coffee” and have a discussion to follow. Please join us for this event!

Fair Trade Documentary Showing at SS. Peter and Paul

October 23
Presented by Archdiocese of Chicago: Fair Trade Movement

Join us at SS. Peter and Paul parish to watch a Fair Trade Documentary and engage in a discussion about the faith and Fair Trade!

Fair Trade Documentary at St. Pascal’s

October 30
Presented by Archdiocese of Chicago: Fair Trade Movement

Join us at St. Pascal’s parish in Portage Park to watch a Fair Trade documentary and engage in conversation about Fair Trade and our faith!

St. Clement’s Fair Trade Market

November 02
Presented by Archdiocese of Chicago: Fair Trade Movement

Visit our table at St. Clement’s Fair Trade Market! Get all of your Christmas shopping done before Black Friday and buy your gifts with justice. All products at the Fair Trade market were ethically produced and the workers were paid well! Now that is a good way to celebrate the birth of Jesus! The Office […]

Old St. Pat’s Solidarity Market

November 09
Presented by Archdiocese of Chicago: Fair Trade Movement

Visit our table at Old St. Pat’s Solidarity Market. A good way to celebrate the birth of Jesus is to buy Christmas gifts with justice! Old St. Pat’s Solidarity Market is right on time for Christmas shopping and all products available are ethically produced and FAIR TRADE! The Office for Peace and Justice will have […]

Thanksgiving Dinner at Court St. UMC

November 27
Presented by 2nd Congregational/ 1st Presbyterian Church

2nd./1st. is a Downtown Church and Court Steet Methodist Church is our neighbor. We provide Fair Trade Coffee and eco-friendly cups to Court Street UMC, to use at their Thanksgiving Dinner.

Annual Cookie Walk

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

Tons of home-made cookies for sale, lunch and a Fair Trade Booth!

Indiana

Fair Trade Film Series

October 12
Presented by Bloomington, Indiana

Film Screening: The Price of Sugar Set in Haiti, this award winning film raises key questions about where the products we consume originate and at what human cost are they produced.

Fair Trade Film Series

October 19
Presented by Bloomington, Indiana

Film Screening: Connected by Coffee Introduced by very special guest Jonathan Rosenthal Set in Latin America, this film is an inspiring and thought-provoking look into the lives and history of the people who grow the coffee we drink. Mr. Rosenthal will address questions after the film.

Fair Trade Film Series

October 26
Presented by Bloomington, Indiana

Film Screening: Bananaland For million of residents in the banana lands, the production of bananas means social upheaval, violence and pesticide poison. How can workers, producers, and consumers address the disparate realities of banana consumers and producers?

Kansas

Fair Trade Month

October 01
Presented by Fair Trade Lawrence, Kansas

Throughout the Month of October we will be highlighting Local Fair Trade organizations and businesses that carry fairly traded products including Project Lydia, Awava, Education and More, Mana Bar, Greenstone Coffee and Mass Street Soda. We will also be raising funds for the Lawrence Humane Society with sales of Rescue Chocolate, a fairly traded chocolate […]

New Jersey

Screening of “Stand With Me”

November 09
Presented by Teaneck, New Jersey

We are sponsoring a screening of “Stand With Me” at the Teaneck International Film Festival. Click here to learn more about “Stand With Me” and the film festival: http://www.teaneckfilmfestival.org/Films/#standwithme

Fair Trade International Gift Fair

November 17
Presented by Galloway, New Jersey

This is our 10th year of putting on our Fair Trade gift fair, we sell fair trade items, clothing, coffee, holiday ornaments, etc. We educate the public about fair trade and they have a choice in their purchases in things such as coffee, tea, chocolate and clothing.

New York

SOSU/BU’s Candlelight Vigil for Peace

October 03
Presented by Hartwick College

SOSU/BU is sponsoring an open candlelight vigil for peace. There will be an open mic, at which we will read a poem illuminating the connections between violence, international trade, and how fair trade interacts with both.

True Blue Weekend – True Blue Carnival

October 04
Presented by Hartwick College

The Fair Trade Committee will be present at the True Blue Carnival during our Family and Alumni Weekend, where we hope to showcase Hartwick’s recent commitment to fair trade to the entire Hartwick community.

True Blue Weekend – Intercultural Fest

October 04
Presented by Hartwick College

Fair Trade organizers at Hartwick will be present at the Intercultural Fest, a True Blue event which celebrates cultural diversity within the Hartwick community.

Pennsylvania

Fair Trade Fair at La Salle University

October 08
Presented by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Shop with Local vendors who sell Fair Trade items that support ethical business practices and fair wages for employees. Participate in activities to win prizes

1st Annual SJU Food Week

October 20
Presented by Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph’s University will be hosting its first annual food week featuring: (1) 10.20 – A showing of Growing Cities: A film about urban agriculture in the US (6:00 – 7:30PM) in the Mandeville Teletorium. (2) 10.22 – Food 101. A Panel Presentation (6:00 – 7:30PM) in the Mandeville Teletorium. This panel will provide information […]

Feul Up With Fair Trade!

December 14
Presented by Villanova University

Rolling into Falvey to study for finals on Sunday December 14th? Come get your FREE Fair Trade coffee and chocolate before you go off to conquer those last assignments of the semester. The Fair Trade CRS Ambassadors will be outside the 24 hour lounge from 8:30pm to 11pm. Take a break, enjoy some treats, and […]

Texas

Fair Trade Pancake Breakfast

October 05
Presented by Houston, Texas

Celebrate National Fair Trade Month deliciously – join us for Fair Trade pancakes and toppings in the heart of Houston! Yum!

Unknown State

Fair Trade Sabbath (events to be held throughout October)

October 01 Presented by Teaneck, New Jersey

In celebration of Fair Trade Month, we will be hosting our 4th annual Fair Trade Sabbath. Congregations in Teaneck and nearby towns will hold events on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month to showcase how Fair Trade fits in with our various faith traditions. Events will include Fair Trade bake sales, Fair Trade gift fairs, […]

Fair Trade Documentary Series and Catholic Social Teaching

October 03 Presented by Archdiocese of Chicago: Fair Trade Movement

Join us during Fair Trade month in October! We will host Fair Trade documentray showings and Catholic Social Teaching reflections at various parishes and universities. Check the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Peace and Justice website to find a showing near you.

Fair Trade Month!

October 03 Presented by Fair Trade Assumption College

For every Friday in October , we will be giving away fair trade coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and chocolates, along with fact sheets about fair trade, social justice, and sustainability. We will also be pairing with the Green Hounds to further this collaboration and create a great educated community on our campus!

St. Francis Day!

October 04 Presented by Fair Trade Assumption College

The Agape Community is a nonviolent, Christian community that is focused on sustainability efforts and caring for those in need. On Sunday, October 5th, they will be holding an event called “Faith and the Environment”, to bring together people from all over and celebrate the ideas of St. Francis. There will be speakers, including professors […]

HOPE RISING: A 24 Hour Coffee Event

October 10 Presented by Altadena, California

Come celebrate the International Day of the Girl! We will be featuring a pop-up shop of local vendors, a collaborative art exhibit, live entertainment and a Q&A Panel to raise awareness & support for domestic trafficking throughout the 24 hour period. Day-of schedule will be posted on our page in the weeks to come! Stay […]

Fair Trade Retreat

October 11 Presented by Archdiocese of Chicago: Fair Trade Movement

Join the Archdiocese Office for Peace and Justice for a Fair Trade day-long retreat in Madison, Wisconsin! We will be visiting Just Coffee, Fair Trade coffee roasters and coop. We will enjoy a tour of the coop and a coffee cupping. The day will also be filled with sightseeing, visits to Fair Trade stores, a […]

Fair Trade Month!

October 17 Presented by Fair Trade Assumption College

For every Friday in October , we will be giving away fair trade coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and chocolates, along with fact sheets about fair trade, social justice, and sustainability. We will also be pairing with the Green Hounds to further this collaboration and create a great educated community on our campus

Monthly Steering Committee Meeting

October 22 Presented by Teaneck, New Jersey

Join us for our monthly steering committee meeting. Meetings are open to the public, and newcomers are always welcome.

Fair Trade Month!

October 24 Presented by Fair Trade Assumption College

For every Friday in October , we will be giving away fair trade coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and chocolates, along with fact sheets about fair trade, social justice, and sustainability. We will also be pairing with the Green Hounds to further this collaboration and create a great educated community on our campus!

Ohio Fair Trade Expo

October 25 Presented by Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Initiated in 2009, the Expo brings people together from across the state (and country) to learn about and become more involved in fair trade. As in past years, the expo will include keynote speakers, workshops, and a fair trade marketplace, with the potential for additional programs involving students and youth organizations.

Reverse Trick-or-Treating!

October 31 Presented by Fair Trade Assumption College

On Halloween, we will be participating in reverse trick-or-treating! We will be handing out fair trade chocolates along with facts about where the majority of cocoa comes from!

Wisconsin

Fair Trade Month MPTC Lunch and Learn

October 01
Presented by Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

What is Fair Trade and how does it impact the lives of artisans and farmers in developing countries? Kathleen Stetter, UWO Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Just Fare Market board member will address those questions as well as suggesting ways you can help

October 07
Presented by Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Fair Trade Film: “Connected by Coffee – an inspiring and thought-provoking look into the lives and history of the people who grow the coffee we drink. Coffee is a multi-billion dollar industry, yet most coffee farmers live in poverty. Connected by Coffee follows two North American coffee roasters on a 1,000-mile journey across Mexico, Guatemala, […]

Fair Trade Film: Connected by Coffee

October 07
Presented by Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

an inspiring and thought-provoking look into the lives and history of the people who grow the coffee we drink. Connected by Coffee follows two North American coffee roasters on a 1,000 mile journey across Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua to listen to the stories of the people who grow their coffee. Chelsea Dennis from […]

Fair Trade Film: Connected by Coffee

October 22
Presented by Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

an inspiring and thought-provoking look into the lives and history of the people who grow the coffee we drink. Connected by Coffee follows two North American coffee roasters on a 1,000 mile journey across Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua to listen to the stories of the people who grow their coffee. Las Diosas coffee […]

Fair Trade Film: Connected by Coffee

October 22
Presented by Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

an inspiring and thought-provoking look into the lives and history of the people who grow the coffee we drink. Connected by Coffee follows two North American coffee roasters on a 1,000 mile journey across Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua to listen to the stories of the people who grow their coffee. Las Diosas coffee […]