Events

California

Fair Trade Fair

November 13
Presented by California Lutheran University

Outside vendors, as well as students, bring their fair trade items to either sell or just share with the Cal Lutheran student body. We will have vendors such as Fair Trade LA, Colores del Pueblo, Dr. Bronners Magic Soap, Pura Vida Bracelets, and a few others. The fair is all about educating the student body […]

IN - Indiana

Speaking of Food–Coffee Ties the World Together (and Why Your Coffee Choices Matter)

October 31
Presented by Indiana University — Hoosier Fair Trade

Most adults in the USA drink coffee at least occasionally, but few know much about coffee’s social, economic, and environmental impacts. Globally, coffee is one of the world’s most valuable commodities, but it is produced by some of the poorest people. It has little nutritional value, yet it dominates some of the planet’s most fertile […]

Illinois

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 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

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

Res Life’s Hartwick Halloween Harvest

October 26
Presented by Fair Trade Hartwick College

Res Life is putting on an event for community members and their children. At the event, the Fair Trade Campaign will be playing a toddler-friendly version of Scary Chocolate. Help us harvest the cocoa pods and get paid in fair trade chocolate or other prizes!

Fair Trade Bazaar

November 15
Presented by Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie

An international marketplace with distinctive crafts, clothing, jewelry, food, live music and more! Buy Fair Trade, local, ethically sourced and produced. A two-day event: Saturday, Nov. 15 from 11-5; Sunday, Nov. 16 from 11-3.

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 […]

Unknown State

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!

Diversity & Culture Event

October 24 Presented by Indiana University — Hoosier Fair Trade

Come see Hoosier Fair Trade among multiple student organizations and win a prize by spinning the wheel and correctly answering a fair trade question! Hot chocolate will also be available.

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.

Bananaland Screening

October 25 Presented by Indiana University — Hoosier Fair Trade

Screening of the film Bananaland. For millions 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? Introduced by Fair Trade Bloomington

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!

Reverse Trick or Treating Maria Carrillo High School

October 31 Presented by Santa Rosa, California

WHO: Two hundred residents in Santa Rosa will be visited by students of Maria Carrillo High School’s Amnesty International Club on Halloween October 31 to deliver a scary message about chocolate. WHAT: Instead of the traditional receiving of candy, young people will be going door to door giving away fair trade chocolate to residents and […]

Wisconsin

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 […]