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The campus bookstore carries Alta Garcia t-shirts and Divine Chocolate.
The city signed and instituted a procurement policy that guarantees measures to ensure no companies are contracted or products purchased use slavery or trafficking, with a specific mention of the purchase of Fair Trade when possible and available.
The Fair Trade Finals Event taking place at Colby-Sawyer College will be a shared event by the dining services who carry fair trade products and the sustainability department, represented by the sustainability outreach coordinator. Being the first day of finals week, the event will consist of a relaxed comfortable setting in which students can learn […]
On November 29th, Laurel School will have a holiday pop-up shop and Laurel Fair Trade will be a vendor. Our table will be selling our club t-shirts, the equal exchange fundraiser with a few items for point of purchase display. We also will have chocolate chip and brownie mix mason jar craft gifts. After paying […]
Long Sleeve Cotton Organic shirt made by an American Company with Laurel Fair Trade insignia on front and Laurel mission statement on the back. Shirts in either Navy Blue with white text or White with green text. Since our mission statement is in alignment with the Fair Trade mission we find this design to be […]
We hosted the Dark Side of Chocolate and students from the Upper School attended. We had an open forum discussion following the presentation.
Laurel Fair Trade hopes to educate the Laurel Community about the various social injustices many under-developed countries face on a daily basis. Helping to learn and support Fair Trade will shine a light on the need for a safer, more just work environment leading to a more sustainable way of life. We hope to use […]