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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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 9, 2018 Join San Diego Fair Trade County at the Alternative Gift Fair on Sunday, December 2, 2018St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral 2728  Sixth Ave. San Diego, CA This is a wonderful opportunity to shop...

October 17, 2018 Over 400 people attended the annual La Mesa Fair Trade Gift Faire.  It was great to see so many people support fair trade.  Students from the local school interviewed vendors and the fifth...

October 11, 2018 Join us Sunday, October 14, 2018 for the largest fair trade gift faire in San Diego County!

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