Lead for Change Blog

Alejandra Vargas

February 16, 2022

Delight-Ful Event

February 15, 2022

As a part of Compass Group, Eastern Michigan Dining has monthly joy-ful events that we put together for students. For this event we will be using more of the hot chocolate bar materials from our Fair Trade hot chocolate bar event on 2/14. They will also be able to take one free Endangered Species Chocolate […]

Hot Chocolate Bar

February 15, 2022

Students were able to enjoy some Lake Champlain hot chocolate in mocha and traditional flavors. They were able to use toppings such as whipped cream, coconut flakes, chocolate and/or caramel drizzle, Equal Exchange bittersweet chocolate chip, white chocolate chips, Heath toffee bits, mini marshmallows, french vanilla and chocolate hazelnut pirouettes, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper! With […]

Sanford Market

February 8, 2022

Minnesota Mug (Blegen)

February 8, 2022

Minnesota Mug (Walter)

February 8, 2022

Gopher Spot

February 8, 2022


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January 24, 2022

Share the Love: Valentine’s Day 2022

January 19, 2022

On February 14, many of us take time to show extra love to the special people in our lives. This year, we’re shifting our usual Valentine’s Day programming to a virtual platform and inviting you to share the love with the farmers behind your Fair Trade flowers and chocolate. Why Chocolate? The global cocoa market’s […]

Bee Bella Lip Balm

January 14, 2022

Partnered with farmers from Peru for its cocoa butter and coco oil. https://www.beebella.buzz/

Zambeezi Lemongrass Bar Soap 3.6 oz

January 14, 2022

Fair trade certified bar soap from a partnership with beekeepers in Zambia and American farmers. https://zambeezi.com/pages/our-story

Zambeezi Lavender Bar Soap 3.6 oz

January 14, 2022

Fair trade certified bar soap partnership with beekeepers in Zambia and the American farmers. \ https://zambeezi.com/pages/our-story

Honest Tea Organic Fair Trade Half Tea & Half Lemonade 16.9 oz.

January 14, 2022

Found in Cranbrook school store and will be a permanent selection.

Sourcing Fair Trade Products – Honest Tea

January 11, 2022

At MHS we are working with the school to offer Fair Trade products regularly. Honest Tea, a fair trade certified product, is now being offered in the cafeteria, offices, and teacher lounge to students, faculty, and staff.


January 11, 2022