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Samantha Blanco is a graduate of Rollins College with a Bachelors degree in environmental studies and a minor in sustainability. During her time at Rollins, Sammie served as a member of EcoRollins and as a Sustainability Coordinator, where she was introduced to Fair Trade. During field studies to Costa Rica and Ecuador, she saw firsthand […]
Alana Burgess lives in Media, PA, the first Fair Trade Town in America. She has been involved with Fair Trade since fourth grade, when the Media Fair Trade Committee did a presentation at her school. She started out small, buying herself Fair Trade bananas and Fair Trade chocolate. After joining the Media Fair Trade Committee, […]
Whether you are a brand new campaign or have been around the block a few times, all can agree that marketing is one of the most critical aspects of grassroots organizing. Every campaign has access to ample marketing tools that, when used properly, can become one of your best assets to increasing visibility and creating greater impact […]
The Rock’s Edge will get you energized! A myriad of fresh products make up our offerings at the Rocks’s Edge. Try a healthy meal, snack, energy drink or grilled Panini and pair it with Tony’s Fair Trade Coffee or a Freshens Smoothie.
BT Station & Café is located inside Buchanan Towers on the ground floor which is located right off of Bill McDonald Way and right below Sehome Hill. Enjoy fresh locally-made bagels from The Bagelry and a plethora of savory spreads. We have made-to order sandwiches and a variety of delicious baked goods like muffins, cookies […]
Provisions. On. Demand. A modern style market with sophisticated variety and sustainability at the core. The P.O.D. offers fresh, local and natural foods, delicious prepared meals, and everyday essentials that deliver quality, convenience, and value. Also featuring locally roasted Tony’s Coffee. Cozy seating, large lounge areas, a grand piano and delectable eats…sit back and relax.
Taryn is a recent graduate from the University of Mary Washington with a degree in Business Administration. Having worked as the Sustainability Coordinator her senior year, she put her passion for social justice into action by teaching Mary Washington and the surrounding community about the importance of environmental, cultural, social, and financial sustainability. She became […]
P.O.D. – Provisions. On. Demand. A modern style market with sophisticated variety and sustainability at the core. The P.O.D. offers fresh, local and natural foods, delicious prepared meals, and everyday essentials that deliver quality, convenience, and value.
Jacita has worked for the County of Los Angeles for over 18 years and brings her experience working in the legal, civic & nonprofit sectors to Fair Trade Campaigns. Jacita’s passion for Fair Trade grew through her studies, volunteering in the nonprofit sector and alongside her social service work. From being a Violence Prevention Specialist, […]
Justain Connor is currently a senior at Binghamton University. While serving as an intern for a campus organization focused on food sustainability, he helped organize the Binghamton Fair Trade campaign. Between his work on the Binghamton campaign and his studies as an environmental studies and biology major, Justain has developed a desire to promote better consumerism. He believes […]