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Fair Trade Artisan Organizer Visits San Francisco Store

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 22nd May, 2012 | 4 Comments

The Global Exchange Fair Trade store in San Francisco loved hosting Lata ji from SURE, Alison from Handmade Expression, and Courtney from Fair Trade Towns!When Lata Kachhawan first went to visit the communities in rural Rajasthan, she had to walk or go by camel. There were no roads, no electricity, just miles of sand dunes to walk over. And when she finally got to the village, the few women she saw walking to the well ran away from her, scared about what an outsider might be doing there. Over twenty years later, things have changed a lot–find out how Fair Trade has been an important part of that transformation.

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.

Fair Trade and Sweatfree Initiatives Sweep West Coast

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 15th July, 2010 | 4 Comments

37467_403188607013_127271637013_4475438_4977165_nFrom Seattle, WA to San Diego, CA — the West Coast has been making big strides in the Fair Trade and Sweatfree movements in the last few weeks, so a few congratulations are in order.

Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition Meeting: All invited

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 5th August, 2009 | No Comments

Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition Meeting: All invitedGlobal Exchange is hosting this long-overdue meeting of the Fair Trade minds. Who is the Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition (BAFTC)?The Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition is a group of consumers, students, non-profits, Fair Trade businesses, activists and community members working together to raise awareness and build demand […]