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Go Bananas for Fair Trade

Friday, October 11 2019 5:00 PM
until 7:30 PM
Location: Willy West Community Room
Friday, October 11, 5:00pm-7:30pm

Where is Fair Trade? What is Fair Trade?... and Where are we now? Join s during Fair Trade and Co-op Month for a multi-stakeholder panel featuring how global food movement organizations and businesses are working to build equitable, cooperative supply chains. Understanding and seeing transparent supply chains is a massive challenge for many consumers, buyers, and producers. Willy Street Co-op, Equal Exchange, and Fairtrade America are three organizations working to build more
transparent and equitable supply chains. The panel will include representatives from each organization and focus specifically on:
  • What it means to build alternative, Fair Trade supply chains, in the midst of a consolidated and monopolizing food, agriculture, and trade system.

  • Learn what your role is as a consumer in supporting and organizing to bring more equitable supply chains.
  • Why is Willy Street Co-op building the world's largest Fair Trade produce display?

5:00pm-6:00pm Celebration of The World's Largest Fair Trade Produce Display
  • Photoshoot
  • Banana & Chocolate Pairings

6:30pm-7:00pm Panel Discussion

7:00pm-7:30pm Q&A

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The Co-op's Board of Directors typically meets once per month at our Central Office (1457 E. Washington Ave.). Unless the meeting is in executive session, it is open for Co-op Owners to attend.

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