This weekend I put together a hot cocoa bar for some friends and it was a big hit! It was fun to make our own creations and compare the delicious results.
Ashley SymonsFebruary 19, 2013
Molly ZeffDecember 11, 2012Categories:
The Community Sales program, which works with congregations and schools, recently hired a group of part-time "Equal ExChangers" across the Southeast to build a local presence for Equal Exchange. The talented outreach team will be attending events and offering presentations to educate folks about how to bring fairly traded products to their community.
Charlie BrandesDecember 11, 2012Categories:
Meet Ed Bachleda, organizer of Equal Exchange sales at St. Catherine of Sienna church in Portage, Mich. I recently got to meet Ed and see firsthand how he organizes his inventory, and schedules volunteers to sell Equal Exchange fairly traded products after four masses twice each month.
Jessica Jones-HughesDecember 11, 2012
Equal Exchange fairly traded teas are grown by small-scale farming communities around the world. These farmers practice sustainable agriculture, which means no nasty pesticides. This improves soil and water quality, and the farmers' overall health. Drinking organic tea, and particularly green tea, can have many health benefits for you and your family. Let's take a closer look at the health benefits of green tea.
Beth Ann CaspersenDecember 6, 2012Categories:
I was nervous about my trip to the D.R. Congo. A war has raged there on and off for decades, and heightened violence and political unrest in 2012 has left more than 500,000 people internally displaced. There was a brief lull in the violence during the month of October, so I took the opportunity to go visit our producer partners at SOPACDI and then make the journey across Lake Kivu to visit the Panzi Hospital.
Ashley SymonsDecember 6, 2012Categories:
Here are some holiday gift ideas that are tasty, affordable, and support small farmer co-ops worldwide.
Jessica Jones-HughesOctober 2, 2012
Looking for a late afternoon sweet craving? After dinner dessert? What if you could satisfy your sweet tooth guilt free, support small scale farmers AND actually be healthy. Is it possible? Equal Exchange has just the chocolate bar for you, in 9 alluring varieties.
AnonymousAugust 1, 2012Categories:
Kathy Zielinski of St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, shares how she and her congregation have supported small farmers for over 20 years with Equal Exchange. Many thanks to this amazing church for their years of partnership. See their Fair Trade website for more info.
20 Years of Justice
Jessica Jones-HughesJuly 30, 2012
The sun is shining, grills are fired up, and local organic produce is abundant at food co-ops - all good signs that summer is in full swing.
Equal ExchangeJune 5, 2012
Written by Linda Elliot, First Presbyterian in Charleston, West Virginia