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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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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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Portrait of a Gumutindo Coffee Farm

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Guest Posts on 2nd September, 2012 | No Comments

jennipher2Happy Fair Trade Month! For 31 days we’re seting out fun ideas and activities (and a contest!) to have you eating Fair Trade bananas, hosting movie screenings, baking delicious Fair Trade goodies, recycling Halloween costumes, and giving out Fair Trade chocolates to trick-or-treaters. For more, visit Fair Trade Your Halloween. Check out our website for the whole list […]
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Fair Trade Roundup: Hershey Brand Jam Contest Prize Winning Video

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 4th May, 2011 | No Comments

bradThis week, check out the grand prize winning video that mocks Hershey, find out about some exciting events coming up, and how one business went 100%…twice!
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FT Roundup: Ben & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Today!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th April, 2011 | No Comments

Graphic Credit: www.benjerry.comSome like the first day of Spring. Some prefer Halloween. Well, one of my favorite days of the year is Ben & Jerry’s free ice-cream cone day. And guess what? It’s today! Find out about this and lots more in our weekly Fair Trade Roundup.
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Film Showing: Dark Side of Chocolate

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 26th October, 2010 | 2 Comments

chocolateCelebrate Fair Trade Month by attending a showing of the documentary film The Dark Side of Chocolate or plan your own showing! This documentary reveals shocking and disturbing new evidence that child labor, trafficking, and slavery are continuing in the cocoa industry, nearly ten years after the cocoa industry pledged to end it.
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Youth Power Party for Sweet Smarts

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 11th October, 2010 | No Comments

sweetsmartslogo_bannerWe’re now two weeks into Fair Trade Month so let’s continue this National Month of Action by organizing a Youth Power Party to start a Sweet Smarts chapter of your own.
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Making Every Purchase Matter Through People-to-People Ties

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured on 4th October, 2010 | No Comments

3077981247_125a8296bbEvery day this October FairTradeUSA will be highlighting several of the great companies that bring Fair Trade products to your grocer’s shelves, as well some of the international organizations that work closely with Fair Trade on the ground. Today is Global Exchange’s day! Stay tuned to the FairTradeUSA blog and Facebook page to see how you can enter to win a bag of Global Exchange label Thanksgiving Fair Trade coffee!
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Fair Trade Month is Here

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 1st October, 2010 | 1 Comment

fairtrademonthEvery year, October is designated as Fair Trade Month where we come together to spread the world about how Fair Trade is benefiting small-scale producers and artisans and why Fair Trade matters to us all.
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Winner of Trick or Treat Action Kit Announced!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 26th October, 2009 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Global Exchange Fair Trade Store blog reader bayctygrl, the winner of our Fair Trade Trick or Treat Action Kit Giveaway! We asked readers what they’re doing to celebrate Fair Trade month. Here’s what bayctygrl said: I am going to hand out some choc. to adults! well to a few because I don’t have […]
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