Monday, July 9, 2018

Fair Trade Footballs

Now that the World Cup is well underway, did you know that the world’s most popular sports accessory, the humble soccer ball, can also be certified Fairtrade? Find out how Fairtrade ⚽ can help fight injustice with this video:
https://vimeo.com/169701686



Saturday, July 7, 2018

Five Things I Never Eat


Found an interesting list of “Five things I never eat” which is helpful and enlightening. One food the author will never eat is bananas that are not Fair Trade Certified.   I agree.




Friday, June 15, 2018

Fair Trade Smorrebrod.


Believe me it’s a sandwich. In Denmark, it is called a smorrebrod. The Danish bread and spread combination puts veggies on top of Fair Trade Certified  scallops and shrimp so that with every bite you can send extra money to the fisherman. See other seafood recipes at https://www.fairtradecertified.org/shopping-guides/6-recipes-seafood-switch



Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fair Trade Sale at St John Vianney Catholic Church

This weekend is Fair Trade weekend at St John Vianney Church in San Jose. Before and after all masses, Fair Trade coffee, chocolate and cocoa will be on sale. A good time is guaranteed for all. Many thanks to Brendan and Darby!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Visit to Cooperativa Zacarias Padilla

Anne Maloney, one of my fellow Fair Trade Ambassadors, went to Nicaragua recently on a visit to the Cooperativa Zacarias Padilla. Here is the blog of her visit. http://equalexchange.coop/blog/a-visit-to-cooperativa-zacarias-padilla

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Almaden Community Center

Tony’s Fair Trade Café Carmelita coffee served at the Almaden Community Center café in San Jose.



Friday, April 6, 2018

Sixth Graders spreading the Fair Trade message

Thank you to the sixth graders at St. Christopher School for conducting a Fair Trade Bake Sale and for raising community awareness about the injustices of child labor and poor working conditions by sharing with their fellow students. See article below from Valley Catholic