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It’s October and Fair Trade Month is Here

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 2nd October, 2012 | No Comments

Halloween_lilmonstersWe’ve launched our calendar of 31 Fair Trade activities so you can take action daily to support Fair Trade all month long! Here’s how it’s going, and how you can get involved…
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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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Build Your Own Fair Trade Dia de los Muertos Altar

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th September, 2012 | 3 Comments

altarStop by your local Bay Area Global Exchange Fair Trade Stores for all you need to build your own Dia de los Muertos altar! The San Francisco and Berkeley Global Exchange stores are stocked with everything from retablos to sugar skull molds and meringue power to paper marigolds.
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Get Ready to Fair Trade Your Halloween

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 27th September, 2012 | 2 Comments

Hallowen_lilmonstersGet ready! In less than a week we’ll be launching our month of Fair Trade activities so you can take action daily to support Fair Trade! Here’s a taste of what’s in store…
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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: 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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