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Fair Trade Coffee Topped with Delicious Peace in D.C.

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th March, 2013 | 1 Comment

Delicious PeaceFair Trade coffee is about to get an extra shot of deliciousness in Washington DC with the screening of the award winning documentary film Delicious Peace at the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store (inside Busboys and Poets @ 5th & K).

Coffee Producer Speaks Out About His Fair Trade Cooperative and Town

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates, Guest Posts on 15th August, 2011 | No Comments

Sachiko (far right), Gilbert ( ,The Global Exchange Fair Trade Store in San Francisco hosted a Fair Trade Talk with Gilbert Ramirez from CoopeAgri in Costa Rica and Courtney Lang from Fair Trade USA. Gilbert’s town Pérez Zeledón is the very first Fair Trade Town in Latin America. Hear how it went, and read perspectives from a Fair Trade coffee producer.

New Global Exchange Coffee

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 29th June, 2010 | No Comments

almaz hache small for gx-cropped-colored-miniIn partnership with Thanksgiving Coffee Company, Global Exchange is proud to announce a new line of Global Exchange Fair Trade and Organic coffees. The coffee beans are purchased from purchased from small-scale farmers and cooperatives, and roasted by Thanksgiving Coffee Company, whose motto is ‘Not Just a Cup, but a Just Cup’. The coffee beans […]

Starbucks to Double Fair Trade Certified Coffee Purchases

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 29th October, 2008 | No Comments

Absolutely huge news. Starbucks, TransFair USA and the Fairtrade Labelling Organization (FLO) has made a groundbreaking annoucement that Starbucks will double its Fair Trade Certified coffee purchases, making them the largest purchaser of Fair Trade Certified coffee in the world. Starbucks, TransFair USA and the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) today announced a groundbreaking initiative […]

World’s Largest Fair Trade Coffee Break

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 28th May, 2008 | No Comments

Much thanks to the Fair Trade Resource Network and Fair Trade Towns USA, for putting together this great video clip from the World’s Largest Fair Trade Coffee Break that took place on World Fair Trade Day. A total of 12,128 people from different locations all over the US came together and collectively shared a moment […]

Fair Trade, Organic and Good for the Planet!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 23rd April, 2008 | No Comments

Yesterday was Earth Day, and what better way to celebrate the Earth than to thank people for choosing a sustainable commute by offering free Fair Trade coffee in compostable cups. Mother Nature would be so proud. A few members of the Global Exchange crew teamed up with BART (Bay Area Transit System), TransFair USA,the Bay […]

Bringing Harmony through Fair Trade

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 27th March, 2008 | No Comments

Photo from Mirembe Kawomera website. The Mirembe Kawomera Cooperative, located in Uganda, is a prime example of how Fair Trade and coffee making can bring about peace and unity. Mirembe Kawomera, which means “delicious peace” in Uganda, is a coffee cooperative with members consisting of Bantu Jews, Christians and Muslims that are working together not […]

October, 2007: Fair Harvest Exchange Program to Nicaragua

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 7th October, 2007 | No Comments

This December, spend your vacation harvesting social justice in Nicaragua. Take a Reality Tour trip with Global Exchange! Participate in a transformative travel experience with Global Exchange and work with a Fair Trade coffee cooperative to experience the other side of the struggle for social and economic justice. Global Exchange is sponsoring several highly motivated […]