Lead for Change Blog December 2012

International Fair Trade Towns Conference – A Global Affair

December 13, 2012

By: Courtney Lang, National Organizer – Fair Trade Towns USA It’s hard to know when you’re in Boston, MA or Teaneck, NJ that there are tens of thousands of Fair Trade Town organizers across the globe.  As of December 2012, there are 1,227 declared Fair Trade Towns in 24 countries and 6 continents.  Imagine if […]

Who is Fair for Life?

December 12, 2012

How many of you have enjoyed a delicious Equal Exchange chocolate bar, or woken up to a refreshing Guiyaki Yerba Mate?  Have you noticed the Fair for Life label presented to you on their packaging?  Through this guest blog post, Fair Trade Towns hopes to clarify who Fair for Life is and the key features […]

America Goes Bananas for Fair Trade!

December 10, 2012

Did you know that bananas are the number one selling item in almost ALL grocery stores?  It’s true! That’s why it is important that you ask for Fair Trade bananas. It is also why we’ve been rallying Fair Trade Town, University and College campaigns across the country to Go Bananas for Fair Trade since October! […]