Boll & Branch makes linens and sheets from organic cotton produced by Indian farmers who are paid a fair wage for their work. From their website, we learn that: Boll & Branch was founded in 2014 to offer consumers industry-leading
Fair Trade Philadelphia participated in the World Fair Trade Day 2016 by doing the World Fair Trade Coffee Break Challenge with Ten Thousand Villages, Center City Philadelphia
Our second annual walking tour!
Bryan represents Fair Trade Philadelphia at Penn State Brandywine’s “Sustainable Consumerism” event.
ASK for ESTIMA, Fair Trade Certified Coffee at Starbucks! While Starbucks has marketing that implies fair trade, and states their coffee is “ethically sourced” very few of their blends are actually certified by an independent third party (only about 3%!).
The Philadelphia City Council officially signed and passed the resolution on February 26th, 2015 recognizing and Commending Fair Trade Philadelphia for its Commitment to Economic Equality for Workers and Sustainable Production Practices for the Environment. Read the entire resolution here.
The Mid Atlantic Fellows in Washington D.C. for The Power of You: FairTrade Bootcamp
We went to the Philly Whole Foods to pass out free fair trade chocolates!
We had a wonderful time celebrating with City Council! Thank you to all who helped make Philadelphia a Fair Trade City! Here is the video of the event, and below are pictures. Pictures: