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fair trade lifestyle

A woman holds a gift basket full of fair trade coffee

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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fair trade products for sale from Equal Exchange

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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People learning about fair trade at a fair trade products sale

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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A woman with a coffee scrub on her face rubs her cheeks with her fingertips

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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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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A Holiday Party Around the World

As the days get shorter in the northern hemisphere and the winter solstice draws near, people all over are gathering close to share food, burn…

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Every Day Choices

We don’t just vote in elections…

This fall’s midterm election is sure to be full of emotion, anxiety and a fair bit of tension. Many of us will go to…

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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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Why Switch to Fair Trade, Organic Coffee?

How can you get your group to start using Equal Exchange’s organic, fairly traded coffee? Based on the questions that come up most often…

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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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Breakfast Blend Organic coffee in a white china cup with spoon and napkin.

Are your Values Skipping Coffee Hour?

You’re part of a social justice-minded congregation.  You’re always educating people about the importance of buying coffee that is ethically sourced…

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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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