Fair Trade Campaigns in the Media: July/August 2013Your monthly digest of Fair Trade Campaigns in the local and national spotlight
#FTCampaigns on Social Media
Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest Tumblr
LATE NIGHT SNACK PHOTO CONTESTSnap a picture of a #FTSnack & enter to win year supply of Ben & Jerry’s Don’t forget about the Late Night Snack Photo Contest! Kick the year off with a bang and join us September 16th — 27th to promote Ben & Jerry’s partnership with Fair Trade Colleges and Universities!
BANANAGRAM CHALLENGE DETAILS & RESOURCESWin a $500 gift certificate to Whole Foods
Last year, Fair Trade Campaigners in Mankato, MN handed out hundreds of Fair Trade bananas to runnersCheck out details of the BananaGram Challenge and take a look at the organizing toolkit, plus product request cards, stickers, event posters, presonstation, photo props and more!
BACK THE SCHOOL BLASTWe’ve got what you want for your campaign this school year There are a lot of exciting opportunities coming up. Help your campaign and make organizing easier with these resources.
POINT LOMA PASSES FAIR TRADE FUNDFirst university in US to voluntarily increase tuition rates for Fair Trade purposes 80% of the student body at Point Loma Nazarene University (San Diego, CA) voted to voluntarily increase their tuition by $3 per semester in the name of Fair Trade. This vote officially made Point Loma Nazarene (PLNU) the first university in the United States to voluntarily increase tuition rates for Fair Trade purposes.
DAYTON BECOMES FAIR TRADE CITYDayton Daily News August 3, 2013
The city of Dayton is the latest municipality to declare itself a Fair Trade Community. The initiative was organized by businesswoman London Coe, owner of Peace on Fifth, 508 E. Fifth St., a retail store in Dayton’s Oregon District that carries jewelry, accessories, and artwork made under certified “fair trade” conditions. City Commissioner Nan Whaley said the designation should help support domestic and foreign production that pays fair wages under decent working conditions. “We are a global marketplace, and should respect where we buy things from,”
FAIR TRADE IN THE GREEN MOUNTAIN STATEHope for Women Blog, August 17th, 2013 Fair Trade is a part of Vermont. We show a willingness to be a part of Fair Trade through efforts like becoming a Fair Trade Town (Burlington and Brattleboro) or Fair Trade University (St. Michael’s College). Many outstanding companies that embrace Fair Trade make their home here as well, ranging from Dolma Fair Trade and Creative Women to Ben & Jerry’s and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.
Amy Menzel in Chiappas, Mexico visiting Fair Trade coffee farmers
You must log in to join the discussion. If you are not already a member registering is easy.