Lead for Change Blog

People’s Self-Help Housing

March 11, 2021

Slo Food Co-op promoted People’s Self-Help Housing’s COVID-19 relief efforts in their newsletter that reaches around 3,200 subscribers. Net Impact also promoted this organization in their weekly newsletter. Additionally, PSSH also uses Coastal Peaks Coffee in house for Fair Trade coffee. “Since March 2020, we have helped combat the economic effects of the pandemic such […]


March 10, 2021


March 10, 2021


March 10, 2021

10th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#3 in 2021), virtual via Zoom, Monday, March 8, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

March 9, 2021

* We said “yes” to using the Fair Trade Towns USA logo with Minneapolis, MN, as the logo for Fair Trade Minneapolis. Now, we need this logo, horizontal, vertical, as a letterhead, and however else the Fair Trade Towns offers it. Also, we’d like to know which 6-digit codes describe that dark brown and aqua […]


March 5, 2021

Nick Belotto

March 5, 2021

The Coffee Studio

March 2, 2021

Small business specializing in coffee, tea, pastries, and lunch items.

Stevens Point Area Co-op

March 2, 2021

A whole foods grocery store

9th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#2 in 2021), virtual via Zoom, Monday, February 22, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

March 2, 2021

Karen opened the meeting at 7:30 pm. To incorporate, Fair Trade Minneapolis must have a Board of Directors with at least three members. One must be the President, one must be the Secretary, and any of the three can be the Treasurer. Geen volunteered to serve as our needed third member of our Board of […]

Valentine’s Day at Jack House

February 27, 2021

Members of the committee shared a little more information about the Fair Trade Towns initiative for San Luis Obispo along with some Fair Trade treats after the regular Sunday 10am Community Yoga Class. These Fair Trade goodies included Divine chocolate bars provided by Slo Food Co-op and Guayaki Yerba Mate.

Senate Resolution

February 26, 2021

University Senate resolution on pursuing Fair Trade University designation


February 23, 2021

Coffee Special

February 23, 2021

Campus Center

February 20, 2021

The campus center food court has a bulk condiment area that is used by all of the dining outlets. Two Fair Trade certified (Fair Trade USA), black pepper and sugar, are available.


February 17, 2021