Posts Tagged ‘Fair Trade Month’

“This October is the 9th annual Fair Trade Month. Throughout the month, ethically-minded consumers, retailers and brands will unite to celebrate and promote Fair Trade. A variety of education events, in-store sampling programs and online initiatives have been planned to help increase awareness and sales of Fair Trade Certified products, ultimately leading to greater impact for farmers and workers in developing countries.”
Visit Fair Trade USA’s Fair Trade Month webpage for information about Fair Trade, events, and how you can get involved. They’ve even put together 10 Easy Ways to Celebrate Fair Trade Month…check it out!
Of course, don’t forget Fair Trade chocolates for Halloween this year!

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Last Wed night, Fair Trade USA (formerly Transfair USA) held a kickoff party for Fair Trade Month at TempleNightclub in San Francisco. Along with music and a great crowd there was Fair Trade vodka, food and chocolate (of course)! Coco-Zen was there and we were serving up our vegan truffles.

Check out some of the photos (via Fair Trade USA)…

Temple Nightclub
Joyce & her chocolates
Environmental lawyer by day, Coco-Zen spokesperson by night… Thanks Mary!
Paul Rice, CEO of Fair Trade USA hangs out with the Coco-Zen ladies.
Serving up truffles…everyone was surprised that these were vegan!
Partygoers enjoying the night.

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