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Pairing New Chocolate with Coffee

10 April

Pairing flavors is an art. Which coffees taste best with Equal Exchange’s newest chocolate bars? We went to an expert to find out. Meaghan Holmes is our Chocolate Supply Chain and Quality Control Coordinator. In the four years she’s worked for the Chocolate Team, she&#8217…

A Fundraising Tip with Excellent Taste

22 March

Fundraising with fairly traded, organic and delicious products? Here’s an excellent tip to help you raise more money… let them taste it! As the fundraising campaign organizer, it’s up to you to come through for your cause. You make sure your community knows exactly what your organization…

Podcast Episode 5: Total Eclipse of the Heart

19 March

It’s time for The Stories Behind Our Food. We’ve just released a brand-new episode of our interview-style podcast, and hope you’ll give it a listen. You can hear #StoriesBehindOurFood on: Stitcher (on both Apple and Android.) Apple Podcasts (Apple devices only.) Google…

Podcast Episode 4: Farmers Sharing Knowledge for Better Chocolate — and Better Outcomes

26 February

Hey, it’s another episode of The Stories Behind Our Food, live and ready for you to listen! Here it is! You can hear #StoriesBehindOurFood on: Stitcher (on both Apple and Android.) Apple Podcasts (Apple devices only.) Google Podcasts (Android devices only.) Spotify or wherever you enjoy online audio…

Almond Butter Cups

28 January

Offer a snack that is vegan, paleo, gluten-free … and tastes decadent! You and your family can enjoy while feeling good about the ingredients you used and knowing how they were sourced! 5 from 2 votes Print Almond Butter Cups We like that these cups take very little time…

Ballet 5:8 is on “Pointe” with Fundraising

27 January

We love to celebrate our many fundraising catalog partners. Each participating group makes a direct and positive impact on farming families across the globe as they offer their products to their communities. For this, we thank you!  Ballet 5:8 is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based outside of Chicago…

Silver Rail PTA Finds Success Fundraising

26 January

At Equal Exchange, we’re proud to help schools, nonprofits and organizations of all sizes raise money with an easy catalog program. Participating groups often reach – and exceed – their fundraising goals while also supporting authentic fair trade! “Silver Rail Elementary School is working to be a collaborative culture…

Fundraising with a Spring Theme

16 January

Fundraising with Equal Exchange is effective any time of year, but add in a special theme during the first half of the year can help you get to your goal faster. Here’s how… Planning a campaign with a holiday or a seasonal theme gives you the power of suggestion…

Sharing + Saving = Buying Club

15 January

Buying clubs offer you the opportunity to make a real difference for small farmers around the world while paying less for your favorite organic and Fair Trade foods.  Order together and get staples like coffee, tea, chocolate, olive oil and more at low wholesale case prices. We’ll ship…

No-Bake Buckeyes

29 November

  5 from 1 vote Print Buckeyes These delicious peanut butter balls taste similar to the peanut butter cups we are all familiar with from our youth. Easy to make, and don’t require any baking. They are a great recipe for the holidays or you can make them…

Get Social! Boost Fundraising With Social Media

07 November

Promoting your fundraising campaign is important. If supporters don’t know about it, they can’t participate. Use email and handouts to amplify your campaign, or take advantage of your organization’s website, newsletters, blog, and — best of all — social media accounts. We’re here to help!  For…

Inspiration for your Holiday Sale Display

19 October

We collected some of our favorite creative, yet simple display ideas for Holiday Sales! Check them out on our Pinterest Board>> and view inspirational examples below. Use Inexpensive & Attractive Display Materials  A sparkling, lighted display draws in shoppers, using wooden crates to add height and extra shelving…