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

Digital Detox 2021/2: COVID and equitable access to education

January 15, 2021 by Dr. Sarah Lohnes Watulak, Director of Digital Pedagogy and Media, and Dr. Amy Collier, Associate Provost for Digital Learning In Spring 2020, in response to the pandemic, K-12 schools and universit...

Digital Detox 2021/1: Infodemic! Mis/disinformation in the age of COVID

January 13, 2021 by Dr. Amy Collier, Associate Provost for Digital Learning, DLINQ This year, the Oxford English Dictionary named “infodemic” as one of its 2020 words of the year (breaking precedent, Oxford Langua...

Join the 2021 Digital Detox on Digital Equity and Inclusion in a Pandemic

December 17, 2020 At the start of our 2019 Digital Detox, Dr. Sarah Lohnes Watulak and I wrote that "we must realize that the web is not a welcoming place for large numbers of marginalized people." Today, as the COVID-...

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