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Sunday, Nov 20, 2022 – Westminster Presbyterian Church Fair Trade Gift Fair, 9:10-10:30, 11:30-1 pm

December 7, 2022

Sunday, Nov 20, 9:15-10:30 am & 11:30-12:30pm, we’ll be at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis Fair Trade Gift Fair at 1200 S Marquette Ave with lots of great Fair Trade holiday gifts! Kudos to Fairtrade America, Fair Trade Certified, & Fair for Life – fair trade & responsible supply chains for certifying so many great […]

Saturday, Nov 19, 2022, Holiday Market for the Morningside Woman’s Club of Edina, at Avail Academy in St Louis Park, MN

December 7, 2022

Fair Trade Minneapolis brought artisan-made Fair Trade products from Papillon Marketplace in Haiti, as well as Fair Trade chocolate, tea, & coffee, to the Holiday Market for the Morningside Woman’s Club of Edina. This is a fundraiser for MWC.

Fair Trade Minneapolis at First Universalist Church, Sunday, Nov 13, 2022, with lots of Fair Trade products, selling from 10 am to 12:30 pm.

December 7, 2022

Sunday Nov 13, 10am-12:30pm, meet us at First Universalist Church, 3400 Dupont Ave S, in Minneapolis! We’ll bring great holiday gifts: artisan-made ornaments, Haiti Friends dolls, coffee mugs, jewelry, metal wall art from Papillon Marketplace in Haiti; Fair Trade tea by Equal Exchange, Numitea & TazoTea; Fair Trade chocolate by Alter Eco Foods, Dr. Bronner’s, […]

Sat-Sun, Nov 5-6, 2022, Holiday Fair Trade Market at New Life Presbyterian Church in Roseville, MN

December 7, 2022

Fair Trade Minneapolis wishes you a happy fall! You’re invited! Sat Nov 5, 9am-4pm, & Sun Nov 6, 11am-2pm, meet us at the 2022 Holiday Fair Trade Market at New Life Presbyterian Church in Roseville, MN, at 965 Larpenter Ave. We’ll bring artisan Fair Trade products from Papillon Marketplace in Haiti: holiday ornaments, jewelry, metal […]

Fair Trade Minneapolis kicks off Fair Trade Month at the Wedge & Linden Hills Co-ops in Minneapolis, 10-1-22

December 7, 2022

To kick off Fair Trade Month, on Saturday, Oct 1, we’ll “table” at the Wedge Community Co-op at 2105 Lyndale Ave S in Minneapolis from 10am-1pm & at the Linden Hills Co-op at 3815 Sunnyside Ave from 3-6pm. Wedge and Linden Hills Co-op We hope to see you there!

Fair Trade Minneapolis at the Linden Hills Festival in Minneapolis – Saturday, Sep 17, 2022, Noon to 6:30 pm

December 7, 2022

You’re invited! Tomorrow (Sat, Sep 17), everybody’s welcome to join Fair Trade Minneapolis at the Linden Hills Fall Festival from 12 noon to 6:30 pm at 3100 W 43rd St in Minneapolis. We’ll bring Fair Trade tea & artisan Fair Trade products from Papillon Marketplace made in Haiti. https://papillonmarketplace.com

Fair Trade Minneapolis at the Community Connections Conference May 21, 2022, at the Minneapolis Convention Center: Saturday, May 21, from 9 am to 3 pm.

December 7, 2022

Meet us this Saturday, May 21, at the 2022 Community Connections Conference at the Minneapolis Convention Center, entrance on 3rd Ave. S, from 9am to 3pm. Visit our booth #326 & try some Fair Trade products: Tiny Tony’s Milk Chocolate & Milk Caramel Sea Salt from @TonysChocolonelyUS & Fair Trade tea from Equal Exchange, Numi […]

Meet & Snack – Monday, July 18, 2022, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm – IN PERSON at Boom Island

December 7, 2022

We met outside! Meet & Snack with Fair Trade Minneapolis at Boom Island Park on Monday, July 18, from 7:30 to 9 pm was a success! At Fair Trade Minneapolis, we encourage people to choose Fair Trade products so farmers & artisans earn a fair & sustainable living, the environment is protected by the Fair […]

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December 7, 2022

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December 7, 2022

Winter Fair

December 7, 2022

Shop fair and buy local with us this Wednesday! We will be vending fair trade goodies at the Discovery Charter School Winter Fair, starting at 5pm. Hope to see you there! ❄️ ☕ 🎁

Clarisa Gomez

December 1, 2022

Clarisa Gomez graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Environmental Science and Policy and Urban Studies. From a young age, she’s been passionate about topics like sustainability, the climate crisis, and single-use plastics. Throughout her undergrad, Clarisa continuously learned how multifaceted sustainability is, and the variety of sectors it branches into, […]

Educational Posters Around the School

December 1, 2022

After conversations with administration, I was able to successfully post educational posters around the school about Fair Trade. This allowed me to reach high schoolers, faculty members, and even middle schoolers.

Numi Tea

November 30, 2022

Numi Tea into the cafeteria

Kasey Main

November 23, 2022

Kasey has worked in the food and retail industry for nine years, beginning as a cashier in 2014 and currently serving as the Communications Coordinator for a small food co-op in San Luis Obispo, CA. Developing a love and passion for fair trade foods and sustainability along the way, Kasey is now the President of […]

Kathy Strong Langolf

November 23, 2022

Kathy Strong Langolf is the Special Events Manager and Multicultural Club/Fair Trade University Club Advisor at UW Oshkosh-Fond du Lac Campus in Wisconsin. UWO was the first Fair Trade University and the Fond du Lac Campus is the 38th to join.  Kathy proud to be part of the original team that drove that campaign forward. […]

Becca Cox

November 23, 2022

Becca Cox is currently working remotely for GlobeIn as their Online Community Manager. She originally fell in love with fairly traded products and the global handmade market through visits to her hometown Ten Thousand Villages in Lancaster County, PA. She later went on to intern with TTV during her college years, and then worked as […]