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Jennifer Pennifer Bakes is a neighborhood coffee shop on the westside that proudly serves and promotes Fair Trade Coffee and Tea. They sell homemade bite-size cheesecakes in sweet and savory flavors. They also have a light breakfast and lunch menu. Free street parking and great event space.
The ‘Trick’ In ‘Trick-Or-Treat’ Annual Fair Trade Month Documentary Screening of ‘Slavery: A Global Investigation”October 16, 2018
Do you like chocolate at Halloween time? A high percentage of the world’s chocolate is contaminated by forced labor. We will be showing the documentary, “Slavery: A Global Investigation” to raise awareness of forced labor in the chocolate industry and encouraging students and community members to buy fair trade (slavery-free) chocolate instead. We will have […]
TTVE has been a key retail location in Evanston as it has promoted the image of Fair Trade through their fabulous products!
Community leaders and organizers from all across Evanston met and discussed the Fair Trade movement and how to grow it in their community!
The Fair Trade Committee is screening a documentary called ‘Connected by Coffee’ followed by a speaker from Dynamite Roasting Company, a local roaster who participates in the fair trade system. Guests from Ten Thousand Villages and the French Broad Food Co-op will be tabling on how they offer fair trade products to our community.
Together with Ten Thousand Villages and UNC Asheville faculty, we hosted a panel discussion on fair trade – what is it, why is it important to support and ways consumers can shop more ethically. This event was hosted by the Block off Biltmore downtown, a meeting space promoting conversations around social, economical and environmental issues.
Our Fair Trade Committee is hosting a fair trade tea and treats information table after a highly attended Humanities lecture. We’ll be in the lobby with fair trade tea, chocolate and various goodies to educate and promote fair trade on and off campus.
We are an on campus club at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. We work passionately to raise awareness of human trafficking, forced labor and child exploitation in our supply chains. Our club works to encourage students and community members to make more conscious consumer choices.