Friday, May 19, 2017

Ethical clothes shopping at Whole Foods

I didn't think that my ethical clothes shopping would include Whole Foods. But I found just what I was looking for. Fair Trade and all.


Thursday, May 18, 2017

Join the revolution!

Fair Trade is revolutionizing the fashion industry. They are taking a stand for the people who make our clothes. Improving their lives through safe, dignified working conditions, getting rid of harmful chemicals, and empowering workers. Join the revolution!
http://fairtradeusa.org/wewearfairtrade


Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Is everything we knew about sweatshops wrong?

Is everything we knew about sweatshops wrong? One economist says, "The misery of being exploited by capitalists is nothing compared to the misery of not being exploited at all."

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/27/opinion/do-sweatshops-lift-workers-out-of-poverty.html?_r=0


Friday, May 12, 2017

It's Fair Trade, mon!

The latest in the long line of Ben & Jerry's Fair Trade ice cream. Check it out, mon!


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Ethical Trade Workshop in San Jose

On April 29th, the Diocese of Oakland and San Jose conducted an Ethical Trade Workshop in San Jose. Larry Lauro gave the Keynote address on Spiritualized Thinking.
Ethical Trade Ambassadors Anne Maloney, Brendan Cunning and Bill Perry educated the group about ethical trade and give them the resources and information they will need to educate others and integrate ethical trade into their community. A great time was had by all. Yes, fair trade coffee and tea were served!





Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Trader Joe's

Just received Trader Joe's flyer and found 2 Fair Trade products, coffee and honey.



Sunday, April 16, 2017

Ethical Trade Workshop in San Jose

Please join us for an interactive workshop about how Ethical Trade can help you and your community take your faith beyond the pew through education, reflection and action. All are invited to the Diocese of San Jose Chancery on April 29 from 9-12. Please RSVP at following link.