Green Mountain College

Green Mountain College is an Environmental Liberal Arts College in Poultney, Vermont. Ranked among the greenest schools in the country, it is all natural for it to strive in joining the exemplary universities and colleges certified as Fair Trade. It is certainly well positioned with its own farm and very large choice of local products in its dinning hall; however, awareness as well as a recognized pledge is necessary to further be a leader in sustainability.

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Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

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

Completed April 4th, 2016

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 March 4th, 2016

Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings

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

Completed February 17th, 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 February 9th, 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 February 17th, 2017

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Fair Trade Products

Late Night Fair Trade Dream World Moses - Coffee House
Evening Fair Trade Snacks Buttery - Withey Hall
A Taste of Fair Trade in our Dining Hall Withey Hall


Antoine Lucic
Jackie Cummings
Matthieu Boss
Nickolas Faynshteyn