June 17, 11am – 3pm @ The Mustard Seed
Come join us in this fun, free event! A “fair trade pop up” is a group of Fair Trade certified brands coming together to share demos and talk about their products for one special day. In addition, we will bring together fair trade artisan handicrafts which will be sold outside the co-op. Fair trade businesses that we sell in our store like Camino Amigos, Cha’s Organics, Equifruit, Peter Piper Pepper, and Coffeecology will all be represented. We will also have a FairTrade Canada representative to talk about ‘why fair trade’?
One of our goals with the Fair Trade Pop Up concept is for the grocery side of Fair Trade to work together with the handicraft side of fair trade. The handicraft side of Fair Trade generally support women’s groups in developing countries, whereas the grocery side supports farmers coops in those same countries. Come join us and learn more abou the importance of fair trade, and where you can make a difference in your purchasing choices from gifts to coffee, chocolate, coconut, sugar, bananas, and more.