La Mesa, California

La Mesa CA is a city located in San Diego County. It borders the Eastern edge of the city of San Diego . Nicknamed “Jewel of the Hills”, La Mesa is distinct for its village atmosphere and surrounding foothills. The population is 60,000. Many of the residents have lived in La Mesa for years and some are descendants of the “pioneers” who established the city in 1912. La Mesa was officially declared a “Fair Trade Town USA” during it Centennial year 2012.

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Build Your Team

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

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Reach out to Retailers

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

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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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From Our Blog

November 12, 2019 The first fair trade event at the Immaculata was a huge success.  Thank you all who made a purchase, enjoyed Ben & Jerry's, Ryan Brothers and Equal Exchange Chocolates and all the activitie...

November 2, 2019 Join the Immaculata at USD for their first Fair Trade Gift Faire Sunday, 11/3 from 10-1pm!

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