What does it mean to create change with your everyday choices? We believe that something as simple as the coffee you drink or the chocolate you eat can have an effect on the planet and our global community, and you have the power to make that effect a positive one.
What does it mean to create change with your everyday choices? We believe that something as simple as the coffee you drink can make a powerful difference. Watch the video >
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For years now, our small farmer co-op partners have been struggling to keep their land, continue farming, supply us with high quality products, provide food for their families, and earn a dignified livelihood. They have to do this for the most part without support from public or private sectors. Governments have generally disinvested in agriculture, particularly small scale agriculture, banks don’t lend to campesinos or small-scale co-operative enterprises, resources for training and technical assistance are virtually non-existent.
Yesterday, Lincoln Neal wrote about last week’s arctic drilling protest on Portland’s Willamette River. This morning we hear another account of the demonstration…. this time from one of the kayakactivists, Equal Exchange’s Meghan Huebner.
The following post was written by Lincoln Neal, Equal Exchange worker-owner in our Portland, Oregon office.