Archive | November, 2011

Churches’ fair-trade bazaar links artisans with buyers – Chicago Sun-Times

Holiday shopping can be transformational rather than just transactional. Buying gifts at the Hope for the Holidays Bazaar this weekend offers just that opportunity. The fair trade event features hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind items, including clothing …

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Fair Trade Fair on Saturday at St. Alban’s Church – Richmond Review

Fair trade crafts, games and gifts from around the world will be available for sale on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Fair Trade Fair. The fair is organized by the Richmond Kairos Committee. Various groups will be selling fair trade items at the fair …

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10 Shops to Find Gifts for Teachers and Coaches – Patch

Hampton Nursery, located at 205 West Montauk Highway, has a selection of small plants that will make for a great gift for a favorite teacher. For more information call, (631) 728-1160.  2.  World Village Fair Trade Market The World Village Fair Tr…

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Michael Jackson Death Case: Dr. Conrad Murray’s verdict announced – allvoices

Jackson’s doctor sentenced 4 years for manslaugter Houston: Conrad Murray, the personal physician of Michael Jackson, was sentenced to four years in jail for his role in the death of the music icon. Judge Michael Pastor gave Murray the maximum… Micha…

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St Paul’s protesters gain reprieve as City of London postpone taking legal action to remove them – Daily Mail

The City of London has postponed its plan to issue the St Paul’s anti-capitalist protesters with legal notices requiring them to leave their tent city. The City of London Corporation confirmed it had suspended legal action against demonstrators until t…

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Church to hold gift market – Statesman Journal

A fair-trade holiday gift market at St. Edward Catholic Church will be on tap Dec. 3 and 4. St. Edward Catholic Church’s Peace & Justice Committee have teamed up with One Fair World to host the holiday sale, which will offer goods such as fair …

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Free and Fair Holiday Shopping Fundraiser Dec. 3-10 – Wauwatosa Now

A holiday shopping and fundraiser event to defeat human trafficking through fair trade. During this week-long event we will feature unique holiday gift ideas from missions or wholesalers with a direct mission to create opportunities for artisans …

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Some Insights Into What FTUSA Leaving FLO Means for Producers & the Movement – According to a Producer Leader

On November 1, FTRN produced Webinar 118: A Community Discussion of What FTUSA Leaving FLO Means for Producers and the Movement-Part 2 with a Producer Leader.  The panelist was Jerónimo Pruijn van Engelen, Executive Director of FUNDEPPO/Small Producers´ Symbol, and CLAC Delegate to Fairtrade International’s Standards Committee (CLAC-Latin American and Caribbean Network of Small Fair […]

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UAA Heifer Club fundraiser surprising success – The Northern Light

How it started The group decided to host an alternative gift fair after hearing about a student service … and contained hundreds of recipes from old cookbooks. GrassRoots, a local fair-trade business, was also there, selling scarfs, hats …

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