Lead for Change Blog
Our fair trade story began with a single word: hope. Specifically, a new hope. Inspired by Fordham University’s Spes Nova Initiative, the professors at St. Thomas Aquinas College recruited students interested in making an impact and improving their global community through the practice of Fair Trade. Our students and professors started The New Hope Movement […]
Across the country, Fair Trade campaigns continue to organize and propel the Fair Trade movement forward in their communities, even when funding might be hard to come by. Campaigners get creative with free events and outreach activities, and collaborate with local organizations and businesses to support their Fair Trade advocacy. Here, we’re sharing suggestions, strategies […]
This was an interview with Boston Voyager that covered the many things that The River in Quincy is involved in, among them, working with Fair Trade Campaigns and the Quincy Fair Trade Task Force to see Quincy become a Fair Trade City.
Fair Trade coffee, tea and cocoa are made available to faculty, staff and students in the Counseling Wing on Fridays.
Fair Trade Club hosts a snack and refreshments table featuring fair trade items during final exams.
Calling all Freshman! Come out to Campus Ruckus to have some fun, play some games, and learn how to get involved on campus! The Fair Trade Campaign will have a table offering information, sign ups, goodies, and more! Play some Fair Trade Frisbee to win a prize!
A fusion of fresh and flavor, Fusion is located on the second floor of Erikson Hall. This student favorite is within a 3-5 minute walk of most classes in the academic neighborhood.
ED-UK-ATE Café in Dickey Hall, by the College of Education, offers numerous American classics for breakfast and lunch.
Apothecary Café, located in the College of Pharmacy, offers an assortment of soups, salads, and sandwiches. With daily specials ranging from a classic pulled pork sandwich to taco salad, there is always something new to try to at Apothecary Café.
Located on the mezzanine level of Patterson Office Tower, Intermezzo offers both breakfast and lunch specials. The breakfast menu features omelets, French toast, and a made-to-order breakfast sandwich option, complete with John Conti Gourmet Coffee. For lunch enjoy hot or cold sandwiches including our spicy black bean burger, classic grilled chicken, or creamy pimento cheese.
The Fresh Food Company is located inside The 90 on the South residential side of campus. There are several stations within the Fresh Food Company that include Mongolian grill, traditions, pizza, salad bar, sauté, and much more.