Archive for May, 2009
Fair Earth will be exhibiting at the global goods bazaar in the Randolph Street Market. The same location features the Chicago Antique Market, and an Indie Designer Market.
This weekend, May 23-24, is the MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SEASON OPENING. We will be exhibiting the following hours:
SATURDAY - 10Am-5PM
SUNDAY - 10AM-4PM
Market is located at 1350 West Randolph and 1340 W. Washington Street between Ada & Ogden. The event can be accessed via two gates: Randolph Street gate, and Washington Street gate. Both gates are bordered by Ada Street on the East and Ogden Avenue on the West.
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A Big Day for the Planet!
- What: Fair Trade Market - Celebration of World Fair Trade Day
- When: March 4, 2009, from 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
- Where: Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington St. Chicago, IL
World Fair Trade Day 2009 is a salute to the people and organizations who have dedicated themselves to making Fair Trade what it is today, a solution not an issue. Fair Trade is not just about poverty, it’s a solution to poverty. Fair Trade is not just about climate change, it’s a solution to environmental degradation and bad practice. Fair Trade is not just about protest, it’s about change. Change that’s long overdue.
It’s a Big Day for the Planet. Unite with millions of people and be the powerful voice of positive change. Tell the world you want an end to poverty, an end to climate change and the beginning of sustainable living. World Fair Trade Day is your global stage.
The official World Fair Trade Day is Saturday, May 9th but Chicago Fair Trade will be in Daley Plaza Monday, May 4th! The emcee will be Jerome McDonnell of Chicago Public Radio’s World View. The program will start at noon, with speakers including: The Commissioner of Department of the Environment, South African Consul, MarketPlace India, and Chicago Fair Trade. Stop by the plaza between 10am and 6pm to celebrate, listen to West African percussion music, learn more about fair trade, and purchase fair trade products!
Read last year’s press release: http://www.fairtraderesource.org/2008/05/09/world-fair-trade-day/
Fair Trade business booths:
Third World Shoppe of Ft Wayne Friends
Market Place of India
Happy Talk Products
The Fair Trader
AFSC Olive Oil Project
Ten Thousand Villages, Evanston