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

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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

The Golden Rule Boutique now open!

July 16, 2019 The Golden Rule Boutique opens in Westfield Mission Valley!Join in the celebration of the first fair trade women's clothing retail store in San Diego.  The Golden Rule is a boutique devoted ...

April 28, 2019 Celebrating Earth Day in La Mesa!The Parks and Recreation Foundation celebrated it's first Earth Day at Harry Griffin Park on April 27, 2019.  La Mesa Fair Trade teamed up with St. Martin of T...

April 22, 2019 Join La Mesa Fair Trade at the Earth Day FestivalSaturday, April 27, 201910am-1pmHarry Griffin Park • La Mesa, CA  Shop for unique, beautiful, handmade fair trade gifts, enjoy interactive booth...

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