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celebrate world fair trade day at Ten Thousand Villages

World Fair Trade Day is this Saturday, May 9 and the whole world is celebrating! If you're near Charlottesville, consider dropping by the Ten Thousand Villages tomorrow. I'll be there to answer questions and talk a bit about my blog. 



Here's the write-up for the Charlottesville event:

10:00 am-7:00 pm
The World Fair Trade Day is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) that takes place on the second Saturday of May of each year. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a tangible contribution to the fight against poverty and exploitation, climate change and the economic crisis that has the greatest impact on the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Join us in celebrating the benefits of Fair Trade on Saturday, May 9th. We will have fair trade food and drink, free gifts with purchase, and more!
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For more information about Ten Thousand Villages events in your area, visit their website. For more information about World Fair Trade Day, click here. I'll try to update this post with World Fair Trade Day sales later on today.

World Fair Trade Day is tomorrow

World Fair Trade Day is tomorrow!

wftd graphicHere's what you can do:

Watch the new documentary, Connected by Coffee, for free, streaming all day May 10 at connectedbycoffee.com

Visit your local Ten Thousand Villages for product samples and information.

Read up on Fair Trade organizations and companies.

Deck yourself out in fair trade attire and try to consume mostly fair trade food.

Let others know!

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