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Choosing Fair Trade Over High Rent

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 8th April, 2014 | 7 Comments

SF_StoreFor over 25 years, the Global Exchange Fair Trade Stores have taken a clear commitment to the artisan seriously and have worked hard to create thriving stores as community spaces where we can come together to celebrate and support the work of artisans around the world. Our stores are alive with the stories of prosperous cultivation, craftsmanship, and community support.
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Journey to India – In Pursuit of People-to-People Ties

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 7th February, 2014 | 2 Comments

Bags-Across-BordersI am headed to India and would love your involvement in building direct ties with Fair Trade artisans! Here’s how to get involved.
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Fair Trade Valentine Action Kits Are Here!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 29th January, 2014 | No Comments

Color-in postcardA few days ago, we told you our Fair Trade Valentine Action Kits were coming soon. Well, they’re here in limited supply! Find out how to order yours today, before they run out.
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Fair Trade Valentine’s Day Action Kits Coming Soon

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 28th January, 2014 | No Comments

Fair Trade valentineCan you believe it’s almost sweetheart time again? February 14th is a mere hop, skip and a jump from now. Our popular Fair Trade Action kits are back…this time, with a Valentine’s theme. Here’s what in them.
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Order Peace on Earth Action Kit While Supplies Last

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 25th November, 2013 | 2 Comments

Peace-Action-KitAllow me to introduce you to the brand new, limited addition Global Exchange Peace On Earth Action Kits! Exactly what you need to Fair Trade your holidays this season.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Get Ready for Fair Trade Month

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 25th September, 2013 | 1 Comment

FairtradeAmerica-fairtrademonth-logoFair Trade month is coming up fast, so this Fair Trade Roundup has lots of info to help folks plug into this exciting time, plus fresh Fair Trade news picks in the “News to Peruse” section. Hope you enjoy!
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It’s Almost Time to Fair Trade Your Halloween

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 18th September, 2013 | 2 Comments

Fair Trade is bootifulOctober is Fair Trade month, and we’ve got 31 days of fun ideas and activities for you to take part!
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Make it National (Fair Trade) S’mores Day

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 8th August, 2013 | No Comments

EuBAugust 10th is National S’mores Day — the perfect day to make a statement and pledge to only use Fair Trade chocolate in your s’mores.
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Fair Trade Roundup: New Fair Trade Internship Opportunity

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 7th August, 2013 | No Comments

Global Exchange 2013 Summer interns protesting to stop the TPPThis month in our Fair Trade Roundup, read about our brand new Fair Trade internship opportunity and a whole lot more!
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Bells of Mindfulness: Finding Fair Trade in Sacred Spaces

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 6th August, 2013 | 8 Comments

Indika bells at SF storeThe Bells of Mindfulness, proposes to deeply examine the idea of sacred spaces. Drawing on the Buddhist tradition of using temple bells as an aid for mindfulness, Tiffany suspended 1000 Indika bells and 1000 handmade paper cranes attached to brightly colored ribbons, color blocked, from a persimmon tree in Montalvo’s Italianate Garden, creating a tranquil space for rest and reflection. The Bells of Mindfulness is a participatory sculpture. See how you can get involved…
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