Fair Trade at UNC Asheville

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is a small, public liberal arts university. We are a campus dedicated to the promotion of sustainability and ethics and therefore identify becoming a Fair Trade University as a priority.

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Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed September 8th, 2017

Reach out to Campus Outlets

Work with vendors and food service providers to offer at least two Fair Trade products (e.g. coffee, tea, sugar, gifts) in each outlet on campus.

Completed May 24th, 2017

Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings

Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea and other products in offices, at events and through catering.

Completed May 24th, 2017

Commit to Fair Trade Education

Sponsor Fair Trade educational events and activities on campus and work with faculty to bring Fair Trade into the classroom.

Completed May 24th, 2017

Pass Fair Trade Resolution

Draw up a resolution that reflects the college/university’s commitment to Fair Trade and pass it through the appropriate decision-making bodies for approval.

Completed September 8th, 2017

Fair Trade Products

Campus Bookstore Central
The Down Under Overlook Hall
The Down Under Overlook Hall
Highsmith Union Food Court Central Campus
Rosetta’s Kitchen Sherrill Center, North Campus
Brown Dining Hall Central Campus
Argo Tea in the Ramsey Library


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