Lead for Change Blog

Merge Coffee

June 6, 2023

Merge is a local coffee shop with multiple locations in the area including at JMU. They ethically source their beans and roast them in town. Merge also offers tea and a food menu. They have rotating blends containing several types of beans from around the world some of which are fair trade.

Resolution in Support of UW-River Falls Fair Trade Designation

June 5, 2023

Resolution passed through our Student Government Association and signed by Chancellor Gallo.

Fair Trade Awareness

May 31, 2023

Fair Trade Awareness

May 31, 2023

Union Commons

May 26, 2023

The historic campus dining venue the University Club has been refreshed with a new, casual restaurant called Union Commons. Enjoy a variety of beverages, including Rooted Grounds coffee and espresso drinks, tea, and wine; bakery items; house-made soups; and toasted sandwiches.

Cassandra Dubitsky

May 23, 2023

Bentley University

May 23, 2023

Mr. Chips

May 22, 2023

Mr. Chips is a convenience store on campus that offers a large variety of snacks and groceries. Students can use their dining dollars to purchase beverages, individually packaged snacks, sandwiches, coffee, toiletries, and pantry staples.

Fairtrade Increases Coffee Minimum Price As Farmers Face Mounting Economic and Climate Pressures

May 16, 2023

Fairtrade will raise its Minimum Price for coffee in an effort to strengthen protections for coffee farmers around the world amid the intensifying impacts of climate change and growing global economic volatility, for contracts signed as of 1 August 2023, increasing the baseline price by 19 percent and 29 percent for Fairtrade certified Robusta & […]

Starbucks

May 16, 2023

Starbucks, located inside Smith Residence Hall, features all of your favorite Starbucks drinks, coffee beverages, and teas. In addition it serves great grab-and-go favorites like sandwiches, cookies, and other treats.

Fresh on the Fox

May 3, 2023

Dining outlet located in our Student Rec and Wellness Center

May 3, 2023

Fair Trade Office Kit

April 25, 2023

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April 25, 2023

La Mesa Earth Day Festival

April 20, 2023

Learn about fair trade and the Green Achiever Award, U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon School at the St. Martin of Tours Academy booth this Saturday. Sample fair trade chocolate and enter the raffle for a fair trade soccer ball. Learn about the products that you can purchase at your work, school and home!