Events

California

Fair Trade and Faith

September 21
Presented by Fair Trade OLA

Discussion about the basic elements of Fair Trade and how Fair Trade relates to the demand for justice found throughout Scripture.

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.

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!

Kansas

New Jersey

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

SUNY Sustainability Conference – Fair Trade Colleges & Universities Presentation – SUNY Geneseo

September 30
Presented by FAIR TRADE SUNY GENESEO

SUNY sustainability is 64 campuses strong, working to change the culture at our institutions and within our communities. This conference is an opportunity for all of us involved in sustainability at SUNY to identify areas where we can work together, learn from each other’s experiences and to flex the power of SUNY.

Pennsylvania

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

Downtown Overland Park Fall Festival Parade

September 27 Presented by Overland Park, Kansas

Join Fair Trade Overland Park and the folks at Ten Thousand Villages as we walk in the Fall Festival Parade to promote fair trade! RSVP to fairtradeoverlandpark@gmail.com for further details on where and when to meet.

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 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 […]

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.