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Snowmen Chocolate Bars: DIY Project

6 Tips for Your Holiday Fundraiser

Believe it or not, the holiday season is the perfect time for a fundraiser. People are on the lookout for great gifts and will be…

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Equal Exchange gift basket brimming with fair trade treats

Holiday Sale Inspiration: Gift Baskets!

Give back to your community and to small-scale farmers around the world by offering conscious consumers  meaningful and unique gift basket options.  Consumable gifts…

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Fair Trade Events & Fundraising Ideas for Your Community

There are lots of opportunities to raise money while supporting authentic Fair Trade. Here are some suggestions to try out with your community group, school…

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How to Make your Fundraiser More Eco-Friendly

How to Make your Fundraiser More Eco-Friendly

You already know how important it is to care for the environment through conservation and smart buying choices. Another great way you can make small…

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Holding mugs of autumn spice hot cocoa outdoors

How to Make: Autumn Spice Hot Cocoa

  We have the perfect treat for fall! This easy-to-make spiced hot cocoa tastes like chocolaty pumpkin pie, and you’ll want to…

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Boost Your Fundraiser by Sharing Your Values

Boost Your Fundraiser by Sharing Your Values

I worked with my high school’s World Language Honor Society throughout most of my time in high school, and I loved every minute of…

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When is a Bar of Chocolate More Than Just a Piece of Candy?

When is a Bar of Chocolate More Than Just a Piece of Candy?

When is a bar of chocolate more than just a piece of candy? It becomes something more when it is used to educate students and…

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Your Fair Trade Holiday Sale Made Easy

A holiday sale is a great way to bring fair trade gift options to your community while raising money and sharing your group’s…

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Cups of Organic coffee on a bright tablecloth

How to Host a Coffee Tasting

Tasting coffee is a full sensory experience, from the moment you grind your freshly roasted coffee through to your last sip.  This guide (written by…

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10 Social Media Tips for Fundraising Success

10 Social Media Tips for Fundraising Success

In the digital age, promoting your fundraiser on your social media accounts is integral to your success! Is your fundraiser being seen by friends, family…

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Coffee in a mason jar, with cream

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee

It’s summertime, and that can only mean one thing for coffee lovers: cold brew. While cold brew coffee is all the rage at cafes…

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How to Brew Coffee While Camping

Just because you’ve decided to rough it for the weekend doesn’t mean that you have to go without excellent coffee. There are plenty…

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coffee storage containers

How to Store Coffee the Right Way

A lot of effort goes into growing, shipping, roasting and packaging coffee to ensure a great-tasting cup. However, the benefits of those efforts can…

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Bring Fair Trade to Your Farmer’s Market

Because coffee, tea, and cacao (chocolate)  aren’t grown in most places in the U.S., many local farmer’s markets allow folks…

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8 Common Coffee Brewing Mistakes (And How to Fix Them!)

If you’re like most coffee drinkers, you brew coffee at home at least some of the time. But are you making any of these…

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