Fair Trade at MIIS

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) is excited to begin its journey to become the first fair trade graduate institution in the nation!

We are proud to be a part of the Fair Trade Campaign that will allow our campus to reflect our values of social justice, sustainability, and now: fair trade!

MIIS is a graduate institution in Monterey, California. We prepare students from all over the globe to make an impact in their world through immersive learning experiences, training students with professional skills and real world based classes and practica.

Learn more about MIIS, our graduate programs and our impact here: http://www.miis.edu/

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

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

Completed November 10th, 2016

Reach Out to Campus Outlets

Work with your food service provider to increase the availability of Fair Trade products on campus.

Completed March 7th, 2017

Enroll Offices and Catering

Work with campus offices and catering to source Fair Trade products.

Completed December 4th, 2016

Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events

Raise awareness of Fair Trade on your campus through events, curriculum, news coverage, and more.

Completed November 10th, 2016

Pass a Fair Trade Resolution

Draw up a resolution that reflects the college’s commitment to Fair Trade and pass it through the appropriate decision-making bodies for approval.

Completed April 6th, 2017

From Our Blog

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February 21, 2019 In my last post, I wrote about the launch of the DLINQ Inclusive Design Studio, and shared the list of inquiry questions that Noraya and I are exploring as we [ … ]

INVITING APPLICATIONS for the Jan Knippers Black Human Rights Protection Fellowship Award

February 18, 2019 Inviting applications for the Jan Knippers Black Human Rights Protection Fellowship Award, funded by the Jan Knippers Black Fund for Human Rights Protection which was established in 2018 in the name o...

Workshop: What are your students telling you? Making mid-semester adjustments in Canvas

February 15, 2019 What are your students telling you? – Making mid-semester adjustments in Canvas At this point in the semester you are getting to know the interpersonal dynamics of your class, and [ …...

Fair Trade Products

Events and Outreach Office
AquaTerra catering services for campus
CSIL Office
Samson Cafe Samson Center


Our team

May 1, 2017 Download

International Bazaar at MIIS

April 11, 2017 Download


Ben Playfair