Lead for Change Blog

Fair Trade for All: Impact-Driven Innovation – Strategic Priorities for the Next Era of Fair Trade Certified!

July 9, 2024

At Fair Trade USA™, we believe that all farmers deserve a fair price for their harvest and that every worker deserves safe working conditions and a living income. We envision a world where businesses value purpose alongside profit, and where consumers can easily choose and afford Fair Trade Certified™ products. We are proud of delivering […]

Meet Fair Trade Minneapolis at the 33rd Annual Powderhorn Art Fair, August 3 and 4, 10am to 5pm

July 8, 2024

Fair Trade Minneapolis will have a booth at – The 33rd Annual Powderhorn Art Fair – this event will bring together over 190 artists, immersive art installations, food trucks, and more to Powderhorn Park on August 3rd & 4th, 2024! Join us from 10 AM to 5 PM each day for art, food, friends, and […]

Meet and Snack with Fair Trade Minneapolis!

July 8, 2024

Meet and Snack with Fair Trade Minneapolis! Monday, July 15, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, in Boom Island Park, 724 Sibley St NE, Minneapolis. In Picnic Shelter B, closest to both parking lots. Connect with your community, enjoy tasty snacks, and receive generous samples of Fair Trade tea and chocolate – for free! All are […]

Fairtrade International – Impact Map!

July 8, 2024

This shows all of the Fairtrade Projects and Studies that Fairtrade International is conducting – worldwide!

June 20, 2024

Fair Trade Coffee

June 6, 2024

I worked with my school to order Fair Trade Coffee that would be used at meetings and administrative events.

Fair Trade Pull Over

June 6, 2024

I worked with the Social Justice Committee to order a Fair Trade Pullover made my Patagonia.

Presentation to Board of School

June 6, 2024

I gave a presentation to the board of my school. It included people like the President, principle, dean of students, dean of academics, etc… I talked about what Fair Trade is, who it affects, why it it’s important, how our school can promote it, and what it would do for our school.

Presentation to Social Justice Committee

June 5, 2024

I gave a presentation on Fair Trade to my schools social justice committee (which I am apart of). I talked about what Fair Trade is, what it means on a deeper level, who it affects, what makes a company fair trade, how we can help in the world and at our school.

Mac Capella

June 3, 2024

Fordham Prep

June 3, 2024

Chocolate Tasting

May 29, 2024

Trips Market

May 29, 2024

The Corner Market is loaded with fun and different local products that we prepare in the café daily. Planning a meal in your apartment or dorm? Did a guest forget his or her toothbrush? Come grab all you need at the Trip’s Corner Market.

Butler Brew

May 29, 2024

The new business building that houses the Lacy School of Business now holds a sleek new coffee spot, featuring local Julian Roasters coffee and local Illinois Street Food Emporium pastries. This café will capture the entrepreneurial spirit while promoting local successful businesses. We will offer mobile ordering for this location. Keep an eye out for […]

Midtown Provisions

May 29, 2024

Midtown Provisions serves a range of customizable favorites from build your own bowls and quesadillas to sandwiches and pizza. Guests are offered a wide array of toppings, giving them the ability to create their sandwich or burrito bowl just the way they want it. In addition to the breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, Midtown Provisions […]


April 4, 2024

Plant Milk Tabling Event

March 26, 2024

Fair Trade Certified plant milk tabling event in dining hall, featuring chocolate pea milk, vanilla soy, and oat milk.