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Fair Trade Roundup: Congrats to Fairtrade America’s Newly Appointed Executive Director

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 29th May, 2013 | 2 Comments

Hans ThayerThis Fair Trade Roundup recaps World Fair Trade Day, plus introduces Fairtrade America’s new Executive Director Hans P. Theyer.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Alter to Honor Fair Trade Pioneer Raúl del Águila

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Featured on 24th April, 2013 | No Comments

WFTD2013Find out the latest on World Fair Trade Day, and news about an alter being erected to honor Fair Trade Pioneer Raúl del Águila, plus of course the usual vetted list of interesting articles to keep you updated and informed about what’s going on in the world of Fair Trade.
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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 | 2 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.
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Come Celebrate World Fair Trade Day with the Founder of a Fair Trade Artisan Cooperative

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 10th May, 2012 | No Comments

WFTD_2012_postcard_front-hi_resAt the Global Exchange Fair Trade stores we’re excited to celebrate World Fair Trade Day with a promotion AND a San Francisco in-store event–alongside more than 100,000 people across North America! Find out who’s coming to the SF store and what free gift you can receive when you support Fair Trade this World Fair Trade Day.
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Fair Trade Roundup: The Latest News About World Fair Trade Day, Mother’s Day and More

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 30th April, 2012 | No Comments

Fair Trade Mothers Day Gift PackageThis month in our Fair Trade Roundup, find out where to find unique Fair Trade Mother’s Day gifts, the latest on World Fair Trade Day, and key bits of Fair Trade-related news.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Berkeley’s Spin on Fair Trade

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 31st May, 2011 | No Comments

Berkeley bikers on Fair Trade tourRounded up and ready for your perusal, here’s what’s new in Fair Trade; some Berkeley residents take a spin for Fair Trade, a newly updated free Fair Trade educational tool was just released, plus more.
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Fair Trade Roundup: World Fair Trade Day Report Back

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 17th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

WFTD_tracker50000-300x268World Fair Trade Day has come and gone. See how many events took place around the US and Canada, plus add your own event if you held an event to honor the occasion. Also read about Ben & Jerry, hosts of our upcoming Human Rights Awards gals, and more in our Fair Trade Roundup.
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Take a Fair Trade Break this Weekend…and Everyday

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 13th May, 2011 | No Comments

wftd 2011 imageEvery second Saturday in May, the Fair Trade community comes together to celebrate World Fair Trade Day to honor artisans and small-scale producers all over. The day is also used as an opportunity to raise awareness for Fair Trade and to grow the community.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Ben & Jerry’s Introduces Fair Tweets

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 10th May, 2011 | No Comments

Graphic Credit: www.fairtweets.comHappy almost World Fair Trade Day! This week our Fair Trade Roundup includes news about how to make the best use of your tweets for World Fair Trade Day (May 14th), what town just went Fair Trade, upcoming event info, and more.
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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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