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How to Talk about Fair Trade

Do you want to let people know why they should support Equal Exchange, a pioneer in the Fair Trade food and beverage industry in the…

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Two women smile at an outdoor table displaying packaged fair trade coffee and chocolate.

Equal Exchange belongs at the Farmers Market

This guest post was written by Rev. Cynthia Wickwire Lundquist (pictured above, left, with Anneliese Bruegel, manager of the Fredonia Farmers’ Market.) The Idea…

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Pop-Up Fair Trade Stores on Campus

College campuses are full of change-makers and activists like you, making them the perfect locations for hosting successful Fair Trade sales. A pop-up…

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Four Ways to Get Out the Word

Whether you’re a longtime Equal Exchange partner or you’re brand-new around here, we’re grateful for the hard work you…

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A cardboard box decorated with balloons and the words "we miss you" is a great fair trade care package.

Care Package DIY Ideas

Everyone Loves Getting Mail: Why Not Send Some? Say hello to a far-away friend, wish a sick loved one a quick recovery, or help…

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What to Say in A Church Bulletin

Your church’s bulletin is a terrific way to let the people in your congregation know why you partner with Equal Exchange. And Fall…

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Fundraising DIY: Create a Goal Board

Rally your troops to create a fundraising goal board and watch those dollars come in! Creating a goal board as a team is a show…

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Set Your Fundraising Dates: Plan backwards!

The best way to set dates for your catalog fundraising campaign is to plan backwards! As you know, the 40% profits you earn from our…

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Pouring melted chocolate into molds

How to Use Chocolate Molds

Maybe you’re searching for ideas for what to do with leftover melted chocolate from another project or dessert. Or maybe your delicious bars…

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Father’s Day Thoughts and Coffee Ideas

above: Gary Goodman with his father. This Father’s Day, share some time — and a special cup! Is your dad a coffee lover…

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Five Steps to Serving Fairer Coffee

  Your Coffee Can Be Fair and Delicious!   With Organic Breakfast Blend now priced lower than any of our other organic and fair trade…

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Congregation Spotlight: Walking the Fair Trade Walk at Fellowship

by Diana Renn of Bethesda Lutheran Church in Eugene, Oregon   At our church, Fair Trade represents justice and equality.  Every time we make a…

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six naturally dyed Easter eggs lined up on a festive red-and-white cloth.

Dye Eggs Naturally — with Coffee!

    It’s easy to make Easter egg dyes with foods – including our favorite, Fair Trade organic coffee! These dyes are non-toxic and…

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Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pie

Happy Holidays from Equal Exchange

We hope this holiday season is filled with warmth and joy for you and your community. In honor of the tradition of sharing food and…

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Holiday Recipe Ideas

Holiday Recipe Ideas

Now that the fundraising is over and your kitchen is stocked with fairly traded ingredients, it’s time to get cooking! Here are six recipes…

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