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World Fair Trade Day Celebration List of Events

Join us for a celebration in support of economic justice in international trade and enjoy over 10 Fair Trade events around Portland!

Featuring a Mother’s Day Bazaar, FREE Fair Trade coffee/tea breaks and an Artisan Tour from Peru! 

Join this consumer driven movement by taking a Fair Trade break between May 1-17th!

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WIN prizes by participating in a Fair Trade Scavenger Hunt!!

Take a Fair Trade Tour around Portland and WIN One of Three $100 Gift Baskets!

Bike, hike, run, walk or drive to discover all the different kinds of Fair Trade products you can buy every day in your community!

Bring the family or just keep the guide handy when you shop over the next two weeks!

Start Today:

1) Download and print the passport below.
2) Visit three or more businesses on the map and get a unique stamp. Find as many different types of every day use items you can!
3) Drop off your detachable passport with stamps by May 15th to enter the drawing. (Keep the directory handy for your future shopping!)
4) One drawing will be conducted at the 15th event and the final two drawings at the 17th event. You do not need to be present to win.

Join the consumer driven movement to make trade fair!

Have FUN!

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Mother’s Day Spring Fair Trade Bazaar at First Unitarian Church

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.

First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 12th Ave, Portland

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.

Bazaar Details:

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

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