Mark your calendars: Join us for the biggest fair trade event in the USA! Our annual 2-day World Fair Trade Day festival and market will take place at Daley Plaza from 9 AM to 6 PM on Wednesday, May 4, and Thursday, May 5. Shop from the collections of over thirty locally-owned ethical vendors, featuring products made by artisans in Nepal, Ghana, Colombia, and more!
Sample fair trade coffee and chocolate, take a bite of the world’s largest fair trade banana split, outfit yourself in the latest fair trade fashions, and enjoy a live broadcast of WBEZ’s popular Worldview program from the square at noon on May 4.
Confirmed vendors (as of 3/25):
Artisans of Ghana, Canaan Palestine, Office for Peace and Justice – Archdiocese of Chicago, Fairgrass, Global Handmade Hope, Gracias Fair Trade, Gracia, Inc., Greenheart Shop, Greenola Style, Huaywasi, Kathmandu Yogi, Loom Chicago, Madison Chicago Industries, Malia Designs, Mata Traders, Metropolis Coffee Company, Motif Ltd., Sandpiper Imports, Solay Wellness Inc., Sora Wallets, Sweet Beginnings, Chicago, Taste of Colombia, Terra Experience, Tulia’s Artisan Gallery, Venture Imports, WorldFinds Fair Trade, and Y´abal Handicrafts.
Check out the event on our Facebook page for news and updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/1525809437718400/