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Fair Trade Roundup: Too Much Excitement for One Headline!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 30th August, 2012 | 1 Comment

Fair-Trade-NewsThings are happening in the Fair Trade industry; a Labor Day action, certification updates, upcoming conferences, and a whole lot more. Here’s a rundown of Fair Trade news, all in one place….your monthly Fair Trade Roundup!
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Fair Trade Roundup: Get a Job in Fair Trade, Find Out About Hershey Action, and More

Posted by in Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th July, 2012 | No Comments

Anonymous_PersonThis month in our Fair Trade Roundup, find out about a Fair Trade job opening, some summer Fair Trade actions and of course, our list of links worth checking out.
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Fair Trade S’mores Challenge Hershey this Summer

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 11th July, 2012 | 1 Comment

Fair Trade smores-Hershey action8Last week on the 4th of July Global Exchange held a s’mores event at the opening show of the famous San Francisco Mime Troupe, as part of a nationwide summer-long action calling on Hershey and the rest of the cocoa industry to END grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields. Check out the pics and find out how YOU can get involved.
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S’mores Present Opportunity to Call on Hershey to End Abusive Child Labor in Cocoa Fields

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 3rd July, 2012 | No Comments

Fair Trade smoresWhile you’re cooking up s’mores this summer, join activists nationwide in calling on Hershey and the rest of the cocoa industry to END grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields.
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Fair Trade S’Mores Lovers at Higher Vision Festival

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 18th June, 2012 | 2 Comments

Fair Trade Smores6Global Exchange went to the Higher Vision Festival at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds last weekend to spread the word about Fair Trade in an unusual way.
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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: Fair Trade Photo Contest Entries Are In, Voting Open

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 28th June, 2011 | No Comments

2012_calendar_image-lo_res_3_largeFair Trade photo contest voting now open. Find out the details about that and a whole lot more. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time.
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“We Want More From Our S’Mores” is Back

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 27th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

smoresThe “We Want More From Our S’Mores” Campaign is back to help you kick off your summer in a fun, Fair Trade style. After all, s’mores are a classic, delicious summer treat. You can help the campaign reach its goal of making at least 1,500 Fair Trade s’mores. Find out how.
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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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Last Chance for Summertime S’mores

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 1st September, 2010 | 3 Comments

marshmellowDon’t miss your chance this summer to press Hershey and the rest of the cocoa industry to END grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields! Celebrate Labor Day by uniting with others nationwide by doing something meaningful for labor rights!
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