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 2020/3: Inhabiting “Third Spaces” & The Art of Noticing

January 15, 2020 By Bob Cole, DLINQ Director of Exploratory Initiatives & Partnerships In what ways has the modern attention economy taken for granted richly human forms of attention? What systems do we replicate...

Digital Detox 2020/2: Practicing Self-Care in the Attention Economy

January 10, 2020 By Dr. Sarah Lohnes Watulak, DLINQ Director of Digital Pedagogy and Media How many of you are beginning 2020 feeling overwhelmed and bombarded by the clickbait and hot takes vying for our attention? I...

Digital Detox 2020/1: The Problem with Digital Detoxes

January 8, 2020 By Dr. Amy Collier, Associate Provost for Digital Learning Every year, as DLINQ’s Digital Detox nears, I reflect critically on digital detoxes. From the start of our Digital Detox initiative, we hav...

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