Monday, March 30, 2015

The Fair Trade Federation Convention 


Last week Fair Trade San Diego joined 

the Expo at the Del Mar Hilton.

Fair Trade vendors from around the country displayed their goods last week in Del Mar.
Check out a few of the vendors below and visit their websites.
See how you can make a difference with your purchases!
Traditional Zapotec weaver of fine rugs.


Equal Exchange shared their mini's at the welcome table!
Palestinian Fair Trade -
"It's Hip to be Fair" -

 Great connections and wonderful friends!  Courtney- USA Fair Trade • Simone-Catholic Relief Services • Serina - Serrv
• Anne- Fair Trade San Diego and La Mesa Fair Trade
Lucuma Designs found at the SD Zoo.

All Connected!  Fair Trader leaders who are spreading the word about Fair Trade in the US.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Everyone is invited who has an interest in seeing 

a new Ten Thousand Villages

store open in the greater San Diego community!

Representatives will be with us from the Ten Thousand Villages home office in Pennsylvania, as well as more "local" reps from the Ten Thousand Villages stores in Redondo Beach and Pasadena.
When: Thursday, March 26, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Vi at La Jolla Village, 8515 Costa Verde Blvd, San Diego, CA 92122
[from I-5 east on LaJolla Village Dr., about one mile past Regents Road; next right on Costa Verde; high-rise on left; valet parking, no tipping]
Ten Thousand Villages is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe. Featuring products from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, they are part of a network of over 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

World Fair Trade Day at Balboa Park!

Join Fair Trade San Diego County for an extraordinary event! 

Fair Trade San Diego County joins with Cacaofest for a day and evening filled with music, workshops, vendors, tastings and so much more.  We are working to make Fair Trade a MOVEMENT in San Diego.  Help us by attending this remarkable first time event!  

Click here for more information!  Tickets on sale now.  
To Earn Free CacaoFest Tickets, sign up at: cacaofest.ambassador.getstreetteam

Saturday, May 9th

10am- 10:30pm

Monday, March 9, 2015

Celebrating International Day of Women 2015, Fair Trade San Diego County was proud to table at We Empower Women on March 8th. A promise to end violence against women and children must be made by all. Fair Trade empowers women, ensures that there are no child abuses, give dignity and self-worth to the artisan, the farmer, the producers.  How does Fair Trade help women globally?  Read here!
Mission Bay, San Diego, CA

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Join us this Sunday as we team up to support, 

"International Day for Elimination of Violence 

against Women"


6K Walk on Mission Bay 

 March 8, 2015



Experience the first mindfulness rally in San Diego to empower women and children against violence. March 8, 2015 at South Mission beach Park at 11am.  Fair Trade San Diego will have an information table next to the registration table on Sunday.   Learn how Fair Trade helps to eliminate human trafficking throughout the world.  RSVP on