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Values

Meaningful Fundraising for Cultural Immersion Trips

As the Coordinator of Cross-cultural Immersions at the University of Dayton, I am always looking for new ways to help make our BreakOut and…

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Portland Party

The Equal Exchange Action Forum: An Organizer’s Perspective

I started at Equal Exchange almost two years ago, as a sales rep in Philadelphia. The path that led me here to our co-op…

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Reflections on Fair Trade and Immigration

How do your fellow parishioners react when you propose fairly traded coffee for sale or fellowship hour? Do you get a yawn, or a pat…

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

Mary O’Brien: 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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On Coffee Farmers And Thankfulness

Every year, small groups of Equal Exchange worker-owners journey to Nicaragua to meet small-scale coffee producers and to experience what it feels like…

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Our Cocoa Story: Big Change In The Dominican Republic

From decadent cookies to hot chocolate to the perfect mocha, there are lots of reasons to love our rich and flavorful organic cocoa. But what…

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Let’s Celebrate A Fair Trade Thanksgiving

At Equal Exchange, we’re celebrating a Fair Trade Thanksgiving by sharing the many things that make us feel grateful. From family and friends to…

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Celebrate Fair Trade Month With Equal Exchange

October is Fair Trade Month, and there’s a lot to celebrate! You already know that Fair Trade is important to farmers, communities and…

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Halloween Chocoalte

Trick or Treat? Why Fair Trade Halloween chocolate matters

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for candy, trick-or-treating, costumes and more candy. Every year, Americans…

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Fair trade chocolate bars from equal exchange

Child Labor in the Cocoa Industry

For many, Halloween is all about candy, and A LOT of that will be chocolate. In fact, in the U.S. alone adults will spend…

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