Equal Exchange

Type: Company
Name: Equal Exchange
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fair Trade coffee tasting to wake students

In a world where getting out of bed is next to impossible without a morning cup of joe and every trip to work is interrupted by a quick stop at Starbucks, there are few things better than free coffee. But there is one thing that is better: free coffee ... [Published Daily Vidette - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dennis Dewey's Nicaragua Reflection

Dennis Dewey's Nicaragua Reflection The Rev. Dennis Dewey is a biblical storyteller and pastor of Stone Presbyterian Church in Clinton, New York. His church’s Fair Trade shop sponsored his participation in the January 2014 trip to Nicaragua sponsored ... [Published Presbyterian Church USA - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Co-op business starting up in Worcester

WORCESTER — A traditional business model would suggest that the key to creating more jobs is to create more companies and begin the hiring process.A new campaign through the Worcester Roots Project called We Own It has an entirely different approach — ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Financing the New Economy

This article is from Dollars & Sense: Real World Economics, available at http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2013/1113scher.html This article is from the of Dollars & Sense magazine.Subscribe Nowat a 30% discount.Feature The New Hope in Credit Unions ... [Published Dollars and Sense - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Will Local Investing be the Path to Prosperity?

In a new book, small biz guru Michael Shuman lays out a convincing case for a shift to investing in Main Street, not Wall Street.By Francesca RheannonThere's an investment crisis in this country. The main job engine – small to medium businesses – can't ... [Published CSR Wire - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

A Chocolate Recipe for Each Passover Day

Throw away those boxes of processed Passover desserts and enjoy these easy, more sustainable chocolate recipes, one for each day of the festival (according to the biblical count). These offer a great opportunity to use a quality chocolate, maybe even ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Prairie Food Co-op hosting informational meeting in Lombard

LOMBARD – The Lombard-based Prairie Food Co-op will host a Community Meeting & Social from 2 to 4 p.m. April 13 at the Lombard Park District's Community Building, 433 E. St. Charles Road.Participants will learn how a co-op in Lombard could benefit the ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Epworth UMC to host Green Fair April 6

Epworth United Methodist Church will host the Seventh Annual Green Fair from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday, April 6. The public is invited to attend this free event in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Light refreshments will be served.The goal of this ... [Published Cape Gazette - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

"The future of authentic fairtrade bananas"

Equal exchange talks big change in bananas at conference By Mike D. Hays An Ecuadorian banana farmer, produce managers, industry experts, students, and allies gathered in Boston recently for a conference titled: The Future of Authentic Fairtrade Bananas. ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ethical retailer of the week: Equal Exchange

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 ByThe co-op’s beginning dates back to 1979, when volunteers started to buy coffee from Bukoba on Lake Victoria in Tanzania after having worked in Africa.Nowadays, Equal Exchange’s products are found in many high street retailers ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

An Equal Exchange

I wasn’t sure I wanted to interview Vikram Seth. I had forged a connection so personal with ‘A Suitable Boy’ during the many months it took me to read it in a postpartum haze that the idea of interviewing its author was to dilute my own visceral engagement ... [Published The Friday Times - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Organic Valley sweeps + 75 cents off 1 printable coupon

Organic Valley has a sweeps to enter but you'll get a 75 cents off coupon just for entering.Here's what they posted on their Facebook page:The family farmers at Organic Valley and Equal Exchange have teamed up to give away a year of FREE coffee and cream. ... [Published al.com - Mar 11 2014]

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...in this idea of working together, having a conflict-resolution process in place, and being mission-led as much as a business can be," he explained. "It's important to have a larger vision, beyond making money."
"We should focus our money on companies in our own communities that we know and trust because ultimately the best way of protecting yourself against fraud is not relying on any pieces of paper but instead to talk with the manager, talk with the workers, experience the good or service and do your own due diligence and ground-truthing."
...Bicycle machines are locally produced and use locally repairable technology, and in the words of Carlos Marroquin, Bici-Tec founder, "offer a middle ground between the artisanal and the industrial."
..."Our rivals' products may carry the standard, and therefore the Fairtrade mark, but it's just for that product," she says. "Cafédirect does more than what it's asked to do by the standards. Running through the DNA of our company is fairness—in ownership, and governance."

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Fair Trade coffee tasting to wake students [Published Daily Vidette - Apr 16 2014]
Dennis Dewey's Nicaragua Reflection [Published Presbyterian Church USA - Apr 14 2014]
Co-op business starting up in Worcester [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
Financing the New Economy [Published Dollars and Sense - Apr 10 2014]
Will Local Investing be the Path to Prosperity? [Published CSR Wire - Apr 09 2014]
Community events list, 4/9/14 [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
A Chocolate Recipe for Each Passover Day [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
Prairie Food Co-op hosting informational meetin... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Apr 05 2014]
Blessed Sacrament parishioner receives CRS amba... [Published Catholic Globe - Apr 03 2014]
Upcoming Events at Bikes Not Bombs [Published Boston IMC - Apr 02 2014]
Epworth UMC to host Green Fair April 6 [Published Cape Gazette - Apr 02 2014]
Church News [Published Sanford Herald - Mar 28 2014]
"The future of authentic fairtrade bananas" [Published Fresh Plaza - Mar 27 2014]
Community Investment in the Local Food System: ... [Published Resilience - Mar 26 2014]
Ethical retailer of the week: Equal Exchange [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Mar 26 2014]
An Equal Exchange [Published The Friday Times - Mar 21 2014]
2010 Holiday Gift Guide Issued by Green America... [Published Green America - Mar 18 2014]
Penny Newman, CEO, Cafédirect [Published Director - Mar 18 2014]
Healthy Snacks For Travelers on the Go [Published Examiner.com - Mar 18 2014]
Commented On: Alternatives to Coffee [Published Mother Earth Living - Mar 16 2014]
Holiday fairs offer crafts, jewelry, goodies fr... [Published Cleveland.com - Mar 14 2014]
7 Tips To Help You Eat Less Sugar [Published Business Insider - Mar 11 2014]
Organic Valley sweeps + 75 cents off 1 printabl... [Published al.com - Mar 11 2014]
How to Hold a Green Meeting [Published Presbyterian Church USA - Mar 10 2014]
Monte Vista opens fair trade shop to public [Published Maryville Daily Times - Jan 20 2014]
A new way of giving [Published Stephenville Empire-Tribune - Dec 09 2013]
Church members prepare for bazaar [Published Indiana Gazette - Dec 02 2013]
Kobos Coffee Celebrates its 40th Anniversary [Published PRWeb - Oct 22 2013]
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