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Frequently asked questions about fair trade

Fair trade is all around, here are some basic tips to understanding it!

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Factory deaths brings attention to sweatshop clothing

People hear “fair trade” and they automatically associate it with food. However, fair trade takes on other forms as well. Fair trade has become much more of a topic of concern in the clothing industry. In light of 2013-factory crash in Bangladesh, fair trade activist have fought to help people understand the source of where […]

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Costa Rica – A fair trade missed opportunity

Costa Rica (translated in English means “rich coast”) has established its coffee as being the most prestigious in the world, yet producers of coffee remain ignorant to the fair trade movement and impact it can have on their production.

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Pura Vida Costa Rica

Hola! Como estas? The most commonly used words I heard and spoke on my study abroad trip to Costa Rica.

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Cabrini becomes one of 17 Fair Trade universities and colleges

“Earning status as a Fair Trade College is just one more example–and a significant one–of how an Education of the Heart can be realized in every corner of life at Cabrini,” President Takes said.

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Cabrini College: Fair Trade university bound?

It is difficult here at Cabrini to not be familiar with the phrase “Fair Trade.” The coffee and chocolate in Jazzmen’s are Fair Trade, there are Fair Trade seminars and many classes touch or focus on the topic. Cabrini College is one of twenty colleges and universities around the country on their way to becoming […]

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Fair Trade consortium: shared ideas and ambition

Colleges and universities such as Cabrini, Villanova, Chestnut Hill, St. Joseph’s and Rosemont are working together to promote fair trade products within their respective schools.

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Campus-wide forum addresses Fair Trade

Fair Trade University status is a way for a college or university to prove that they are truly committed to the use of fair trade products and implementation of fair trade principles. It is a title that the College has been seeking for several years now.

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One purpose: Ten Thousand Villages

Hidden behind the craziness of the cliché of the vintage buying stream, Ten Thousand Villages stands for the artisans who work hard to improve their lives and those of their offspring.

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Swaziland: Business for sustained growth; SIFE combats poverty

Building upon an unfunded business plan hatched in last year’s ECG 200: People, Planet and Profit class, a group of students formed Cabrini’s first Students in Free Enterprise club in order to create a sustainable future for the orphans and vulnerable children in Swaziland.

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Financial Fanatics win 2011 wallyball tournament

The fifth-annual Fair Trade Wallyball tournament commenced on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Dixon Center with Financial Fanatics taking home the title by defeating the Monstars two games to none in a best-of-three series.

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Students play wallyball to promote Fair Trade

For the fifth year in a row, students and faculty members gathered in the Dixon Center to help raise awareness for Fair Trade.

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Wayne shop offers unique, fair trade experience

Looking for a truly unique shopping experience?  Stop by Global Gifts, a fair trade store in downtown Wayne, Pa for all the fair trade merchandise you can ask for. Everything in this store is handmade by men and women in developing countries around the world.  Items range from candles, pottery, pillows, scarves, statuettes and wall […]

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Cabrini, St. Joseph’s receive fair trade grant

Cabrini and St. Joseph University are presented with fair trade grant by Catholic Relief Services.

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Get in with the out there outfitters

Out There Outfitters services the Wayne community with high-quality outdoor and exercise wear as well as sunglasses, sneakers and handbags.

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White Dog vows to be eco-friendly

Wicks founded the hospitable White Dog Cafe in 1983. She sold the restaurant in 2009 in order to focus more on her love of social activism.

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Cabrini aims to join ranks of other Fair Trade certified institution

Cabrini College is in the early stages of becoming a Fair Trade university. A committee is being formed to begin the process.

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Banana splits, Wallyball complement Fair Trade month

October is Fair Trade Month at Cabrini, and to raise awareness, there are many events being held.

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Business on the other side of the border

Until you meet the person behind your steaming, aromatic morning cup of Fair Trade coffee, it is nearly impossible to envision the day-to-day agenda of those coffee farmers who work tirelessly to produce a single pound of java beans. This was the case Thursday, Sept. 16, when Rigoberto Contreras Díaz, a representative from Catholic Relief […]

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Coffee farmer shares Fair Trade experiences

Fair Trade, one of the most popular justice movements hitting our society, came to life for students when they met a Fair Trade farmer in their class recently.

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Bookstore offers “Divine” options

People tend to feel guilty when eating chocolate but the campus bookstore might just rid one of their shame. The campus store has been providing Cabrini students, faculty and staff with fair trade chocolate for the past three years.

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