Lead for Change Blog

Fair Trade Introductory Event

March 10, 2021

This will be our first event where we tell our students about Fair Trade products and provide a brief introduction to our month long Fair Trade event

“What is Fair Trade? What is the Goal of Fair Trade” – Gallant answers in detail, May 16, 2018

March 10, 2021

What Is Fair Trade? | Why Fair Trade? Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect, which seeks greater equity in international trade. What does Fair Trade mean? Is it paying workers more or making sure that farmers and factory workers are getting treated well? Is it like direct trade, or […]

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 […]

BookStore

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

14th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#7 in 2021), virtual via Zoom, Monday, May 10, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

March 2, 2021

14th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#7 in 2021), virtual via Zoom, Monday, May 10, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

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

Giveaway

February 23, 2021

Coffee Special

February 23, 2021