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.


Reach out to Retailers

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


Engage Your Town

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


Get Some Love from the Media

Broadcast how local action can deliver life changing benefits to farmers and artisans.


Engage Your Local Government

Build long-lasting relationships with your local government and pass a Fair Trade resolution.


From Our Blog

June 26, 2018  We are excited to promote an event at Fair Trade Decor in Coronado on July 6th, 7th & 8th.   We hope you stop by their store and learn about the carvings of alebrijes and enjoy live mus...

April 28, 2018 Celebrating World Fair Trade Day 2018Friday, May 11 5-7pm"Meet and Greet"At Eclipse Chocolate Bar and Bistro- South ParkAll Are Invited!  Fair Trade Advocates,Here is an opportunity to celebrate ...

February 25, 2018 Discovering Brew Coffee Spot in La Mesa!6101 Lake Murray Blvd. La MesaA few members of the La Mesa Fair Trade committee stopped by to enjoy Brew Coffee Spot's Fair Trade coffee and the ambiance of thi...

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