A November in Fair Trade Campaigns
November has been a busy month! Let’s see what’s been happening on the campaign trail…
Campaign Badges and Declarations
11 Badges Earned!
2. Altadena, CA – Engage Your Town
3. State College, PA – Reach out to Retailers
4. Fair Trade Seattle University (WA) – Pass Fair Trade Resolution
5. Making Virginia Tech Fair (VA) – Build Your Team
6. St. Olaf College (MN) – Commit to Fair Trade Education and
7. Marquette University (WI) – Build Your Team
8. Oregon State University (OR) – Build Your Team
9. University of Wisconsin Green Bay (WI) – Build Your Team
10. University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (WI) – Build Your Team
11. Fair Trade Sunday (CA) – Commit to Purchase Fair Trade Products
Campaigns in the News
Hartwick Becomes Fair Trade University
“It’s about choosing products that support environmental sustainability, worker’s rights, and human rights,”
Fair Trade Market Sells More than a Handbag
“When the bell rang Sunday at the Fair Trade Market at the United Methodist Church, it wasn’t to announce a special, limited time holiday price reduction. ‘A llama has been bought.’”
There’s No Place Like Home: Roots in the Fair Trade Movement
“We are the Kansas City area’s only 100 percent fair-trade shop…Not only do we pay a fair wage to our artisans, but we have long-term relationships with them.”
Tis’ the Season for Fair Trade and We’ve Got Your Holiday Supplies!
So. Much. Chocolate.
A number of generous donations have allowed us to support campaigns hosting a Fair Trade Holiday Event. We’ve got coffee from ecoGrounds, chocolate from Green & Black’s and tea from Numi Organic Tea. Let us know your plans for promoting Fair Trade this holiday season and we’ll send some goodies your way.
Read more about how to get involved
Fair Trade Campaigns has put together a Gift Guide to help you get in the Fair Trade spirit when you start your holiday shopping this year. Check out some products that are certified Fair Trade from some major brands that support fair labor and working wages. You can also find extensive guides through Fair Trade USA, Fair Trade Federation and Fairtrade America.