Portland, OR (May 1, 2011) – Join us for our World Fair Trade Day Celebration kick-off event with a Mother’s Day Spring Fair Trade Bazaar at First Unitarian Church.
World Fair Trade Day Celebration Kick-Off
Mother’s Day Spring Fair Trade Bazaar at First Unitarian Church
Sunday, May 1 – 10:00-3:00 p.m.
Starting May 1st, the Northwest Fair Trade Coalition will join thousands of people around the world to celebrate World Fair Trade Day on May 14th with a two week celebration of community events that praises the people who grow our food and produce our goods. N. Americans will gather from May 1-15, to invite friends, coworkers and neighbors to support economic justice in our trading system by taking a Fair Trade Coffee Break for World Fair Trade Day, the largest Fair Trade event of the year.
The perfect place to find something special for your mom this holiday. Some of Portland’s most unique businesses and organizations gather to share about their work and offer fairly traded food, products and gifts from around the globe for purchase. Fair Trade products that reflect your values from AWAZ Voice for Empowerment, Banyan Tree and more….
The celebration will include a reception with food and drinks and short producer stories and testimonials from around the globe.
Hosted by Northwest Fair Trade Coalition and Economic Justice Action Group of Unitarian Church