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Fair Trade Roundup: Events Galore

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 2nd August, 2011 | 2 Comments

Photo Credit: FTRN.orgLots of Fair Trade related events to know about in our Fair Trade Roundup; a Fair Trade symposium happening in the UK, a webinar this week, and more.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Reality T.V. Star Launches Fair Trade Line

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th July, 2011 | No Comments

Gretchen Jones sporting one of her Fair Trade necklaces Photo Credit: www.portlandmonthlymag.comA reality t.v. competition winner brings Fair Trade jewelry to the market, the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store in San Francisco introduces new Fair Trade shoe line, and Fair Trade activists get creative to pressure Hershey to go Fair Trade. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time again.
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Fair Trade Roundup: What Was Cosi’s Response to Fair Trade Action?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 13th July, 2011 | 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Change.orgLast week Change.org called on fans of restaurant chain Cosi to tell the company that “life should be delicious” for cocoa farmers who currently live in poverty. So they did. And then guess what Cosi did. Find out what and more in our Fair Trade Roundup.
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Fair Trade Roundup: NAD Rules on Avon and Fair Trade USA’s Fair Trade Claim

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 22nd June, 2011 | No Comments

Avon mark. bodycare product Photo Credit: shoppingnexusThis week, our Fair Trade Roundup includes some interesting Fair Trade certification news regarding Fair Trade USA and Avon, plus links to videos from the Hershey rally in NYC and lots of links worth checking out.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Check Out This Video You Won’t Want to Miss

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 14th June, 2011 | No Comments

soccerA video that will leave you grinning ear to ear, plus details about getting into the pages of the 2012 Fair Trade calendar and a wrap up about the Times Square Hershey rally. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Ben & Jerry and Fair Trade Models Light Up Human Rights Awards

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 7th June, 2011 | No Comments

Human Rights Awards Fair Trade Models Jocelyn, Rae, and ZarahWhat a week for Fair Trade! Kerry Kennedy is speaking at the Raise the Bar Hershey rally happening in NYC tomorrow, Ben & Jerry sported tuxedos for human rights while models showed off their Fair Trade outfits, and a new Fair Trade conference was just announced.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Berkeley’s Spin on Fair Trade

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 31st May, 2011 | No Comments

Berkeley bikers on Fair Trade tourRounded up and ready for your perusal, here’s what’s new in Fair Trade; some Berkeley residents take a spin for Fair Trade, a newly updated free Fair Trade educational tool was just released, plus more.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade Models Strut Their Stuff Next Week

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 25th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

ft-modelsModels are hot, but Fair Trade models are even hotter! Next week some Fair Trade models will be stepping out during an annual Human Rights Awards Gala. Ben & Jerry are emceeing, and guests will be served Fair Trade Certified ice cream. Find out about this and other news in our Fair Trade Roundup.
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Fair Trade Roundup: World Fair Trade Day Report Back

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 17th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

WFTD_tracker50000-300x268World Fair Trade Day has come and gone. See how many events took place around the US and Canada, plus add your own event if you held an event to honor the occasion. Also read about Ben & Jerry, hosts of our upcoming Human Rights Awards gals, and more in our Fair Trade Roundup.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Ben & Jerry’s Introduces Fair Tweets

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 10th May, 2011 | No Comments

Graphic Credit: www.fairtweets.comHappy almost World Fair Trade Day! This week our Fair Trade Roundup includes news about how to make the best use of your tweets for World Fair Trade Day (May 14th), what town just went Fair Trade, upcoming event info, and more.
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