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Fair Trade Roundup: Supermarkets and Bunnies and T-shirts, Oh My

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 20th April, 2011 | 1 Comment

bunnyThis week in Fair Trade news, we’ve got a Fair Trade design contest, a free downloadable Easter card, and one week to vote for your favorite Hershey mock ad.
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FT Roundup: Ben & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Today!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th April, 2011 | No Comments

Graphic Credit: www.benjerry.comSome like the first day of Spring. Some prefer Halloween. Well, one of my favorite days of the year is Ben & Jerry’s free ice-cream cone day. And guess what? It’s today! Find out about this and lots more in our weekly Fair Trade Roundup.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Brand Jam Contest Winner Will Receive $1,000!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 22nd March, 2011 | No Comments

Graphic Credit: ILRFLots of exciting happenings lately in the Fair Trade movement. Find out about the $1,000 brand jam prize, how Chicago high schoolers are kicking it with Fair Trade, what the Wall Street Journal had to say about vodka and much more. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time!
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This Saturday: Celebrate World Fair Trade Day!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 5th May, 2010 | No Comments

wftd_flyer_2010_2-1_web-231x300Saturday, May 8, 2010 is World Fair Trade Day! Join the celebration! Three things you can do: 1. Attend a World Fair Trade Day event near you. Listing of all kinds of celebrations nationwide. Global Exchange Fair Trade Store celebrations (DC area, SF Bay Area, Portland): May 8 Recycled Magazine Jewelry Making Workshop (for the […]
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Fair Trade Your Home with Global Exchange

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 28th April, 2010 | No Comments

FairTradeYourHomeJoin Global Exchange to Fair Trade your Home It’s an opportunity for neighbors, colleagues, classmates, and friends to commit to integrating Fair Trade throughout their lives and every room of their homes. Kitchen – Sustainable teakwood cuttingboards from Guatemala for preparing and serving your Fair Trade foods. Dining Room – Block printed cotton tablecloths & […]
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Celebrate World Fair Trade Day with Us!

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 6th May, 2009 | 1 Comment

Saturday May 9th is World Fair Trade Day, and we’re looking forward to it. There’s lots going on around this special day. Here’s just a taste: Donate to FTRN just by shopping! Global Exchange is donating 10% of all sales on World Fair Trade Day to the Fair Trade Resource Network, to help their efforts […]
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World’s Largest Fair Trade Coffee Break

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 28th May, 2008 | No Comments

Much thanks to the Fair Trade Resource Network and Fair Trade Towns USA, for putting together this great video clip from the World’s Largest Fair Trade Coffee Break that took place on World Fair Trade Day. A total of 12,128 people from different locations all over the US came together and collectively shared a moment […]
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World Fair Trade Day photos

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 21st May, 2008 | No Comments

As promised, here are photos from World Fair Trade Day at Dolores Park in San Francisco. They come to you thanks to the Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition. They wanted you to know that they have a new Myspace Page. Do your social networking duty and friend them. Speaking of which, the Global Exchange Store […]
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World Fair Trade Day Activities

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 6th May, 2008 | No Comments

Two Great Events in the Bay Area for World Fair Trade Day! 1) Fair Trade Day Flower SaleCome celebrate fair trade at the San Francisco Global Exchange Fair-Trade Store with food, refreshments and a SPECIAL FAIR TRADE FLOWER SALE. They will be featuring beautiful bouquets of fair trade roses to give Mom for Mothers Day. […]
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World Fair Trade Buzz

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 30th April, 2008 | No Comments

World Fair Trade Day is coming up May 10th. Sweet! We’re actually a proud sponsor this year! There’s some great stuff happening, including the World’s Largest Coffee Break. If you and your peops like drinking Fair Trade coffee, you should think about joining in the fun. How hard is it to drink coffee anyway? You […]
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