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Members of the committee shared a little more information about the Fair Trade Towns initiative for San Luis Obispo along with some Fair Trade treats after the regular Sunday 10am Community Yoga Class. These Fair Trade goodies included Divine chocolate bars provided by Slo Food Co-op and Guayaki Yerba Mate.
University Senate resolution on pursuing Fair Trade University designation
The campus center food court has a bulk condiment area that is used by all of the dining outlets. Two Fair Trade certified (Fair Trade USA), black pepper and sugar, are available.
local retailer of Bead for Life jewelry and textiles. Proceeds support Street Business School empowering entrepreneurs experiencing deep poverty in Africa and elsewhere
innovative Unitarian Universalist ministry offer dinner church (now online) and other programming to service intergenerational community.
8th Fair Trade Minneapolis Meeting with speaker Teresa Baxter from Long Beach, CA, virtual via Zoom, Monday, February 8, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pmFebruary 14, 2021
Teresa Baxter gave us a tour of her Long Beach Retail Collective.
S.1819-148R calls for the university seek formal designation as a Fair Trade institution. In addition to this Student Association Senate resolution, the Graduate Student Association and University Senate also passed resolutions requesting the university to pursue Fair Trade Designation.
We promoted the Chamber of Commerce’s COVID-19 relief efforts to help local business through a Buy Local Bonus. This was promoted in the weekly Net Impact newsletter. “Buy Local Bonus (link to website) – The City will purchase up to twenty-five $20 gift cards from various qualified local businesses. These gift cards will then be […]
We promoted COVID-19 relief efforts from Grace Central Coast in the Net Impact weekly newsletter: “Grace Central Coast (provided a link to website) – if you are in need of food, stop by the SLO Campus (1350 Osos St. SLO) Saturday morning from 8am-10am. If you are unable to go in person, there is also […]