Fair Trade Minneapolis

Because the products we buy and sell are connected to the livelihoods of others. Supporting responsible companies, empowering farmers and workers, and protecting the environment.

Our principles: environmental sustainability, ethical production methods, fair wages, and safe working conditions.

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

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

Completed July 6th, 2020

Reach out to Retailers

Work with retail locations in your town to offer two or more Fair Trade products.

Completed July 23rd, 2020

Enroll Community Organizations

Each town must have a certain number of community organizations using or serving Fair Trade products.

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Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events

Raise awareness of Fair Trade in your community through educational events, media coverage, and other activities.

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Pass a Fair Trade Resolution

Work with your city or town council to pass a resolution in support of Fair Trade.

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Upcoming Events

3rd Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, August 24, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm, with guest speaker(s) from Fair Trade USA

August 24

3rd Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, August 24, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm, with guest speaker(s) from Fair Trade USA sharing their national work/strategy with us.

4th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, September 14, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

September 14

4th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, September 14, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm, with the 5th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm: Preparing for Fair Trade Minneapolis 101 – More than just coffee, chocolate & trick-or-treats! – […]

5th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

September 30

Preparing for Fair Trade Minneapolis 101 – More than just coffee, chocolate & trick-or-treats! – A Multimedia Presentation via Zoom, Oct 5, 2020, 7:30 to 9:00 pm: featuring presentations on various types of Fair Trade products, with short accompanying videos.

Fair Trade Locations

Retail Locations   Community Organizations

Members

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