World Fair Trade Day

Saturday, May 9 - Noon to 5pm

Central Co-op and worldwide

World Fair Trade Day is celebrated in over 80 countries throughout the world. This year, we're drawing attention to issues surrounding trade, and to our suppliers who are taking steps to ensure that their relationships with producers are just and equitable. 

Celebrate fair and just trade with us!


Throughout May

Look for information and Fair Trade samples at the store.


World Fair Trade Day, Saturday, May 9
Noon to 5pm

Visit the Co-op to sample some of our Fair Trade products and chat with folks from amazing Fair Trade and trade justice organizations.

Domestic Fair Trade Association
Washington Fair Trade Coalition
Canaan Fair Trade
Choice Organic Teas
Equal Exchange


Fair Trade Movie Night: Connected By Coffee
Wednesday, May 6, 6pm
Details and how to RSVP


Learn More About Fair Trade

Our General Manager, Dan Arnett, visited Fair Trade cacao cooperatives in the Dominican Republic. Check out what he learned in "My Fair Trade Trip to the Source" (Central Register Spring 2014, page 32). Click here to read

Why do we sell Certified Fair Trade goods? Our Community Outreach Administrator, webster walker, pulled it all together last year in his column, "The Big Picture: What is Fair Trade?" (Central Register Spring 2014, page 36). Click here to read

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