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Go from zero to a fair trade sale in 5 steps

Selling fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolate, cocoa and snacks to your community is a way to give them an opportunity to buy high-quality, fairly…

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Personalize your fair trade gifts!

Consumable gifts like coffee, tea and chocolate are wonderful because they won’t collect dust on a shelf, will likely not get re-gifted…

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Choose the Right Products for Your Table Sale

Hosting a table sale, holiday bazaar or alternative gift market is a great way to introduce your community to ethically-sourced products or make a…

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Encourage a switch to Equal Exchange

Fair trade. Ethically sourced. Organic. Sustainable. You’ve been hearing the buzzwords and want to do right by the small-scale farmers who produce your…

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How to Make Iced Coffee

Iced coffee is a gift on a hot summer day, cool and delicious. And really, there’s no need to buy it at a…

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Coffee Scrub for Face and Body

Why pay for a fancy scrub when you can make one at home using fair trade ingredients? To make this scrub, we mixed Equal Exchange…

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Sun Tea

Here comes the sun! On a hot day, it’s easy to make a refreshing beverage from fair trade and organic tea without turning on…

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A cup of coffee with a cozy sweater, a chocolate bar, some cocoa beans and a houseplant.

Pairing New Chocolate with Coffee

Pairing flavors is an art. Which coffees taste best with Equal Exchange’s newest chocolate bars? We went to an expert to find out…

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A Fundraising Tip with Excellent Taste

Fundraising with fairly traded, organic and delicious products? Here’s an excellent tip to help you raise more money… let them taste it! As…

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Sharing + Saving = Buying Club

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…

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Hot Chocolate Bar With Toppings!

Winter days and bad weather mean … hot chocolate season! Share a steaming cup of cocoa with friends, dressed up with custom toppings. Line up…

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Prepare to Distribute Your Fundraising Order

Distribution day is the day your participants and supporters have been waiting for! They’ve been anxious to see – and finally taste – the…

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Congregation Spotlight: Fair Trade Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church

Carolyn Boone’s church brews fairly traded coffee at gatherings and sells a variety of Equal Exchange products once a month after services. Every…

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Image shows a variety of products with message over them that reads, "Equal Exchange Fundraiser Coming Soon"

Get Social! Boost Fundraising With Social Media

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…

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Inspiration for your Holiday Sale Display

We collected some of our favorite creative, yet simple display ideas for holiday sales during Christmas, Hanukkah and beyond!  Check out our Pinterest Board&gt…

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