Lead for Change Blog

Carol Jillson

July 22, 2021

fetter

July 19, 2021

22nd Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#15 in 2021) virtual via Zoom, Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

July 6, 2021

’tis the season to continue delivering Fair Trade Awards! Let’s ask about a Fair Trade Holiday Market & have a great and restful hibernation until 2022.

20th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#13 in 2021) virtual via Zoom, Monday, Oct 4, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

July 6, 2021

At 7:30pm, we’ll host a Speaker from Chicago Fair Trade: Executive Director Katherine Bissell Cordova will speak about her experience!

19th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#12 in 2021) virtual via Zoom, Monday, Sep 20, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

July 6, 2021

Goals: To start up for Fall 2021 & to get further with our Fair Trade Awards!

17th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#10 in 2021) virtual via Zoom, Monday, June 21, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

July 6, 2021

This was our last virtual Zoom meeting before our in-person meeting on July 12.

Hana Habchi

June 24, 2021

Ben & Jerry’s pioneers living income for cocoa farmers: ‘The challenges we face as a planet come back to economic justice’

June 21, 2021

27-Jan-2021 By Katy Askew – In FOODnavigator.com Ben & Jerry’s has ramped up its living income approach for Cote D’Ivoire cocoa farmers in partnership with Fairtrade. Global Values Led Sourcing Manager Cheryl Pinto tells FoodNavigator that addressing poverty is key to tackling supply chain issues, from deforestation to labour infractions and carbon emissions.

16th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#9 in 2021) virtual via Zoom, Monday, June 7, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

June 21, 2021

1. Land Acknowledgement – NEW! 2. Welcome Joe Murphy, our new Financial Advisor 3. News (misc.) 4. Fair Trade Awards 5. Business cards? 6. Bank/credit union account? 7. Partner organizations? (“tabled discussion”) 8. Ok to lobby? (“tabled discussion”) 9. Future ideas? Introducing a preliminary design for our Fair Trade Award. We’ll give Fair Trade Awards […]

Sentry Insurance

June 15, 2021

A Mutual Insurance Company specializing in business insurance.

amathews

June 8, 2021

The Spirit Goat

June 8, 2021

The Spirit Goat bloomed into business after the founder had experimented in her home kitchen to create just the right soap and lotion that would cleanse, nourish, and moisturize her babies without irritation. It seemed others, young and old, were also in need of these gentle products.

mnelson1

June 7, 2021

Fair Trade Your Finals!!

June 4, 2021

During Covid, we were still able to hold our Fair Trade Your Finals event at the end of the fall’20 and spring ’21 semesters during the Relaxation Station event. Students would enjoy some time away from studying during reading day and ‘relax’ at this event with fair trade raffles and free chocolates!

Fair Trade Your Finals!!

June 4, 2021

During Covid, we were still able to hold our Fair Trade Your Finals event at the end of the fall’20 and spring ’21 semesters during the Relaxation Station event. Students would enjoy some time away from studying during reading day and ‘relax’ at this event with fair trade raffles and free chocolates!

accabico

June 4, 2021

ememoore

June 3, 2021