Lead for Change Blog
Are you trying to rally the local supermarket you patron to carry Fair Trade bananas, but need some help with tactics? Mankato Fair Trade Town Initiative in Minnesota is one campaign that has successfully gotten Fair Trade bananas in to a local supermarket. As part of the Go Bananas for Fair Trade Initiative we interviewed […]
Ever wonder what inspires people to start Fair Trade Town campaigns? How about what kind of impact a campaign can make on the availability of Fair Trade products in a community? Get the low-down on Mankato, Minnesota’s phenomenal success through the words of their chair, Paul Renshaw.
Margo with COOPROBATA Board and staff Did you know that the Dominican Republic is the largest exporter of organic bananas? In March, Fair Trade Towns USA sent 12 volunteer organizers on a 7 day learning tour of Fair Trade farms in Dominican Republic. The travelers came from town and city campaigns all over the country […]