San Jose State University

San Jose State University’s Fair Trade Campus Campaign is raising awareness on issues such as sustainable farming, eliminating child labor, and ensuring fair and equitable prices for farmers. If you want to learn more and support our campaign, purchase products that carry one of the certified Fair Trade logos!

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

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


Reach Out to Campus Outlets

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

Completed September 20th, 2019

Enroll Offices and Catering

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

Completed September 20th, 2019

Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events

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

Completed October 16th, 2019

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 November 1st, 2019

Fair Trade Products

Paseo Market in the Student Union
Village Market
Ginger Market
Dining Commons
Fresh on Fourth


Jacqueline Ernst-Smith
Heather Verhelst
Bhawna Kasliwal