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Fair Trade Your Holiday Season!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 12th December, 2012 | 3 Comments

Fair-Trade-CarolingThe end of the year is always a good time to take stock, express our gratitude and prepare to meet the new year with renewed energy to make Trade Fair! Here are a few of our suggestions for this year.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Holiday Highlights to Know About

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 19th November, 2012 | 1 Comment

lesouk mug_holiday_0Happy Thanksgiving week everybody! Check out our new Fair Trade Roundup format aimed to provide you with more Fair Trade news and info.
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Is Your Halloween Fair Trade?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 31st October, 2012 | No Comments

papaelpicado2We want to know, is your Halloween Fair Trade? We spent the month sharing 31 days to Fair Trade your Halloween and celebrate Fair Trade month.
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Global Exchange is Hiring: PT Fair Trade Sales Associate for D.C.

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 10th October, 2012 | No Comments

Anonymous_PersonDo you or someone you know have retail experience and a passion for Fair Trade? Then check out this position that just opened up…
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Breaking: Hershey’s goes 100%

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 3rd October, 2012 | No Comments

Raise The BarHershey’s has announced its commitment to source 100% certified cocoa by 2020. This is a huge step for Hershey’s to improve its supply chain accountability and shows that it is responsive to consumer pressure and you helped us get here! Join us in thanking Hershey’s for taking this monumental step forward and urge the company to choose a 100% Fair Trade certification for its chocolate and truly raise the bar.
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It’s October and Fair Trade Month is Here

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 2nd October, 2012 | No Comments

Halloween_lilmonstersWe’ve launched our calendar of 31 Fair Trade activities so you can take action daily to support Fair Trade all month long! Here’s how it’s going, and how you can get involved…
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Fair Trade Successes in Rural India: From Cycles of Drought to Cycles of Reuse

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 1st October, 2012 | 4 Comments

PRODUCER 1The traditional block-print fabric bags the artisans in Barmer began to produce for Handmade Expressions quickly became one of their best-selling items. However, hand block-printing requires an immense volume of water to dye and print the fabric. This issue of resource management in the face of environmental and economic adversity is one that many underprivileged communities face—use water to support an income generating project at the expense of other survival needs, or suffer economic hardship?
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Build Your Own Fair Trade Dia de los Muertos Altar

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th September, 2012 | 3 Comments

altarStop by your local Bay Area Global Exchange Fair Trade Stores for all you need to build your own Dia de los Muertos altar! The San Francisco and Berkeley Global Exchange stores are stocked with everything from retablos to sugar skull molds and meringue power to paper marigolds.
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Get Ready to Fair Trade Your Halloween

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 27th September, 2012 | 2 Comments

Hallowen_lilmonstersGet ready! In less than a week we’ll be launching our month of Fair Trade activities so you can take action daily to support Fair Trade! Here’s a taste of what’s in store…
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Summer S’mores wrap up

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 10th September, 2012 | No Comments

Fair Trade smores-Hershey action2The National S’mores Day of Action on Labor Day wrapped up a summer of s’mores-making and petition-signing for Fair Trade activists across the country who urged Hershey to end child labor and poverty in the cocoa fields. Our goal was 1000 s’mores by Labor Day and we got close!
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