Lead for Change Blog

Have a Divine International Women’s Day!

February 13, 2011

By Guest Blogger Amanda White of Divine Chocolate USA March 8, 2011 marks International Women’s Day and in honor of the occasion, Divine Chocolate is celebrating the incredible women cocoa farmers of Kuapa Kokoo.  We’re working with the Fair Trade community around the country to offer an exciting opportunity to support our women farmers while […]

Fair Trade Firsthand: Fair Trade Towns Leaders Go to Origin

February 11, 2011

Last week a delegation of volunteers from Fair Trade Towns throughout the United States got to see the effects of their hard work firsthand on a Global Exchange reality tour of Fair Trade cooperatives in Costa Rica. Why Costa Rica?  Well, it just so happens that Costa Rica is home to the first Fair Trade […]

BeadforLife

February 6, 2011

We work with Ugandan women in extreme poverty who turn colorful recycled paper into beautiful bead jewelry. All net profits are invested in a holistic approach to poverty eradication. Jewelry may be purchased at our Boulder location.

BeadforLife

February 6, 2011

We work with Ugandan women in extreme poverty who turn colorful recycled paper into beautiful bead jewelry. All net profits are invested in a holistic approach to poverty eradication. Jewelry may be purchased at our Boulder location.

BeadforLife

February 6, 2011

We work with Ugandan women in extreme poverty who turn colorful recycled paper into beautiful bead jewelry. All net profits are invested in a holistic approach to poverty eradication. Jewelry may be purchased at our Boulder location.

Momentum

February 6, 2011

Whether home furnishings or handbags, bath products or baby gifts, Momentum offers a unique array of Fairly Traded products. Every item tells a story and provides opportunities for artisans worldwide.

Momentum

February 6, 2011

Whether home furnishings or handbags, bath products or baby gifts, Momentum offers a unique array of Fairly Traded products. Every item tells a story and provides opportunities for artisans worldwide.

Momentum

February 6, 2011

Whether home furnishings or handbags, bath products or baby gifts, Momentum offers a unique array of Fairly Traded products. Every item tells a story and provides opportunities for artisans worldwide.

Third Street Chai

February 6, 2011

We microbrew organic chai, iced tea concentrates, yerba mate concentrates, and lemonade concentrates in our 100% wind-powered plant in Boulder, CO.

Greenwich Senior Center

February 5, 2011

Audubon Greenwich

February 5, 2011

Copper Cup – Eastside

February 4, 2011

Dean Foster, owner of the Pro Winds music shop in Jordan Square, opened the store in 2001 when the space next to him became vacant. It features coffees, baked goods, bagels and fruit smoothies. Foster made some effort to decorate the restaurant locally; The hammered copper sign on the side of the building was made […]

Campus Cafe at Wells Library

February 4, 2011

The Campus Cafe is located in the Herman B. Wells library lobby and run by IU RPS. On the Bloomington campus, the Herman B Wells Library, with its double towers of Indiana limestone, is the visual center of the multi-library system and primarily supports the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. More than 4.6 […]

B-Town Beans Coffee Roasting Co.

February 4, 2011

B-town Beans is a family owned and operated venture located in Bloomington, Indiana. It is our goal to use this business as a tool to build rewarding relationships and add to the pleasure of your day. We offer a growing selection of high quality, Fair Trade & Organic coffees. We believe in sustainability and responsibility […]

Bloomington Bagel

February 4, 2011

The Bloomington Bagel Company is downtown Bloomington’s first on-site made from scratch bagel bakery! BBC Bagels are boiled and baked right here every day, using only the highest quality ingredients, following kosher recipes from New York City’s historic Bagel Bakers Local #338! Try our “Can’t Be Copied” kettle-boiled hearth-baked bagels today!

Bloomington Bagel

February 4, 2011

The Bloomington Bagel Company is downtown Bloomington’s first on-site made from scratch bagel bakery! BBC Bagels are boiled and baked right here every day, using only the highest quality ingredients, following kosher recipes from New York City’s historic Bagel Bakers Local #338! Try our “Can’t Be Copied” kettle-boiled hearth-baked bagels today!