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2016 Year in Review

Last year, we celebrated the 30th birthday of Equal Exchange — and so much more! In this video, Equal Exchange worker-owners share just a…

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

How to Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You know what that means: sweets for your sweetheart. Celebrate the day by making these easy, delicious…

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Equal Exchange Speech At Nuns On The Bus Rally

In July, the “Nuns on the Bus” let loose again, starting in Wisconsin in mid-July, and hitting towns and cities—and congressional…

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Get Kids And Parents Excited To Fundraise With Equal Exchange

The school year has just begun, your fundraising kickoff is coming up, and all the logistics are figured out. Now it’s time to start…

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How to Make Iced Tea Concentrate

One of our favorite things about summertime is iced tea! It’s surprisingly easy to make by the glass or by the pitcher, and there…

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Solidarity In The Coffee Leaf Rust Crisis

It’s bad enough that small coffee farmers get peanuts for their beans, and face natural and human disasters like unusual hurricanes or gang violence…

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How To Choose The Best Coffee Maker For Your Office

Coffee is the secret ingredient of many productive workplaces, and having it available at the office is a perk for everyone. But if you&#8217…

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How To Pack & Distribute Student Orders

Welcome to the last step of your school fundraiser! You’ve placed your master order, received your products and now: it’s time to pack…

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Equal Exchange customers and staff, visiting Las Colinas Cooperative in El Salvador.

Congregation Spotlight: Fair Trade And My Catholic Faith

Guest post by Mary O’Brien, Global Solidarity Leader, Archdiocese of Hartford, CT “Each year as I look ahead to the Easter Season…

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Roots Of Catholic Social Teaching

Peter Buck is a Senior Representative of the Interfaith & Community Sales program at Equal Exchange. This blog post is part of an ongoing series…

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Organic Vs. Conventional Tea: What’s The Difference?

As conscientious consumers, many of us look for the “organic” label when shopping. While we know that organic products have certain benefits, the extent of…

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How To Pair Chocolate & Wine

The good news: there really aren’t rules when it comes to pairing chocolate and wine. Everyone’s taste preferences are different. In other words…

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2015 Year In Review

At the end of every year, we reflect on the accomplishments, challenges, developments and memorable moments that have helped us grow. Here are a just…

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Host A Cocoa Tasting In Your Community

This winter, warm up with a cocoa tasting event! Hot chocolate is the quintessential cold weather treat – so a chilly winter day is a…

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Five Ways To Fundraise This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day always comes as a delightful break from winter doldrums for all ages, and at school, it offers a festive and easy fundraising…

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