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Tell World’s Finest Chocolate to Commit to Fairness

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 4th February, 2013 | No Comments

WorldFinest_color-inThis Valentine’s Day, join us and demand that World’s Finest Chocolates GO FAIR TRADE. Reaching over 40,000 schools and youth groups across the U.S., it is uniquely placed to supply quality Fair Trade chocolate to the thousands of schools and faith communities who demand that their chocolate be up to the highest ethical standards and give a meaningful boost to the world’s poor farmers.

Valentine’s Day is Coming. Do You Need Help?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 7th February, 2012 | No Comments

V-Day-Devo-Gift1-web-versioValentine’s Day is in one week. If you feel ill prepared, do not fret. We’ve got your back, and one of the best deals in town, no kidding!

Fair Trade Roundup: CNN Tackles Child Slavery, Hershey Action Alert, and Big Events on the Horizon

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 30th January, 2012 | 1 Comment

Graphic Credit: http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.comLots going on in the Fair Trade movement, which is nothing unusual these days! This month’s roundup includes a video sneak peek of CNN’s modern slavery segment, Fair Trade event news you need to know, and a handy dandy list of Fair Trade news articles.

FREE Fair Trade Truffles and Chocolate Tasting at the SF Store!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 8th February, 2011 | 3 Comments

CocoZenShop fair. Give fair! This Valentine’s Day celebrate your sweetheart with fair trade jewelry! We’ll give you a FREE fair trade, organic chocolate truffle if you spend $50 on jewelry! In case that doesn’t settle your chocolate cravings, join us in the store on Sunday, February 13 for a fair trade chocolate tasting!

Choo-Choo-Choose Fair Trade this Valentine’s Day

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 2nd February, 2011 | No Comments

valentinecardFor four years, Global Exchange has organized its National Valentine’s Day of Action by encouraging educators nationwide to bring social justice into the classrooms by teaching Global Exchange’s Fair Trade cocoa curriculum. Bringing Fair Trade into the classrooms teaches the youth to support small farmers across the world, who are standing up against exploitation by transforming trade one cocoa bean at a time.

Join Oprah and Be Our (Green) Valentine

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 29th January, 2009 | 1 Comment

How excited were we when we found out that Oprah showed us some love this Valentine season? SooOOoo excited. Our Online Store was listed as the place to find Organic and Fair Trade goodies in O Magazine and on Given the sluggish economy, getting this ‘knod’ from Oprah was certainly a welcomed boost for […]

Make it a Fair Trade Valentine’s Day

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 4th January, 2007 | No Comments

Pictured above is our Fair Trade Valentine Action Kit. HUNGRY FOR CHOCOLATE FACTS? *According to the International Labor Organization, more than 284,000 children work on West African cocoa plantations in “the worst forms of child labor.” *60% of these children are under the age of 14 It is estimated that Fair Trade chocolate represents less […]