Lead for Change Blog

Julia Bickford

January 27, 2021

Congregation Beth David

January 26, 2021

Congregation Beth David has board policies regarding use of only fair trade coffee and chocolate for any event that would include the use of coffee or chocolate. Congregation Beth David gets their fair trade coffee donated by Coastal Peaks coffee.


January 26, 2021

SLO UCC brews Coastal Peaks Black Rabbit which is both Fair Trade and organic. SLO UCC also brews tea from Whole Foods (Fair Trade and organic, too) and it is certified Fair Trade by Fair Trade USA.

Book Club for Change – Zoom Discussion Event for “My Beloved World” by Sonia Sotomayer

January 25, 2021

This month we are reading “My Beloved World” by Sonia Sotomayer, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. Email fairtradelogan@gmail.com or follow us on social media for more details!

Transitions-Mental Health Association

January 23, 2021

Slo Food Co-op promoted TMHA’s COVID-19 relief efforts in their newsletter that reaches around 3,200 subscribers. “From the moment Governor Newsom issued lockdown orders back in March 2020, Transitions-Mental Health Association has been providing over 40 different mental health services to our community in telehealth mode. At the same time, we have worked hard to […]

1st Annual Fair Trade College Festival – Celebrating Chocolate!

January 22, 2021

1st Annual Fair Trade College Festival ‘Celebration of Chocolate’ (2:00-4:00 pm) With Fairtrade smores, info., scavenger hunt, and games. Winter Events, Bonfire, Vermont Gelato


January 19, 2021

Fair Trade Committee Net Impact Meeting

January 19, 2021

We will be introducing the Fair Trade Project and the Fair Trade Committee members at Net Impact’s general meeting this Thursday from 11am-12pm. Come meet the impactful community organizers working on this project and discuss the importance of Fair Trade within the local San Luis Obispo community!


January 19, 2021

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

January 19, 2021

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church was serving Fair Trade, locally roasted coffee for their after-service coffee hour and have pledged to continue doing so once events are in-person again. So far, they have only purchased regular coffee, but plan to extend their contribution to include decaf once coffee hour resumes.


January 19, 2021

Marywood University Fair Trade Resolution

January 15, 2021

Commitment from Marywood University and the President to continue delivering on the goals of Fair Trade designation.

Resolution supporting UW-Madison’s efforts to become a Fair Trade University

January 15, 2021

The University of Wisconsin–Madison passed resolutions in support of Fair Trade Campus through its’ Student, Academic Staff, and Faculty shared governance bodies in 2020.


January 14, 2021