The Ridgefield Connecticut Fair Trade campaign is the focus of a Girl Scout silver award project. The campaign is looking to engage and educate residents, community groups, retailers, and local government. The goal is to share the values of Fair Trade within Ridgefield and to acheive Fair Trade status for the town.
Build Your Team
The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.
Reach out to Retailers
Work with retail locations in your town to offer two or more Fair Trade products.
Enroll Community Organizations
Each town must have a certain number of community organizations using or serving Fair Trade products.
Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events
Raise awareness of Fair Trade in your community through educational events, media coverage, and other activities.
Pass a Fair Trade Resolution
Work with your city or town council to pass a resolution in support of Fair Trade.