Archive for August, 2009

Join us for the International Festival and Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Fair Earth will be vending TONIGHT at the HI hostel in downtown Chicago, located at Congress and Wabash.  The event is celebrating the 100th anniversary of hosteling worldwide.

The event will feature:

• An Ice Cream Sundae Bar with tons of toppings!
• Bossa Tres Brazilian Band
• Bellydancer Laila Lee
• Sitar Player Stephen Lieto
• Japanese Calligraphy by Megan Johnson
• Tarot Card Readings by Adrienne Nothnagel
• Aikido and Zen Meditation demonstrations by the Japanese Cultural Center .
• Fair Trade Vendors: Fair Earth, Maya Works, World-Shoppe
• DJ Ruperto Garcia playing world music
• Tours of the hostel

August 26 from 4 - 7 pm.  All are welcome!  Fun, free event!

Fair Earth at the Glenwood Ave. Arts Fest!

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Come see us this weekend at one of my favorite festivals in Rogers Park - the Glenwood Ave Arts Fest!

Glenwood Ave Arts Fest August 22-23

Green Music Festival this weekend!

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

Fair Earth at Green Music Fest Chicago August 15-16

Fair Earth is vending at the Green Music Festival this weekend! The festival runs from noon til 10 pm on Saturday and Sunday in Eckhart Park, located at 1330 W. Chicago Avenue at Noble.

Fair Earth at Green Music Fest Chicago August 15-16

the Local Market of Mimi’s Organic Exchange

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Local Market Mimi's Organic Exchange

Mimi’s Organic Exchange
and Leeway Room
855 West Blackhawk Street
Chicago, IL 60642 USA

Think globally, enjoy locally
Saturday, August 8th 12pm-7pm
Sunday, August 9th 12pm-6pm

The Local Market of Mimi’s Organic Exchange is the perfect place to shop local, unwind and learn about sustainable living. Items for sale range from essentials to one-of-a-kind. Local artisans will showcase a variety of products, including clothing and accessories, art, jewelry, stationary and home decor. Meet great holistic health and wellness service providers, and enjoy performances by featured local musicians.

Find the Market at the Leeway Room on Blackhawk - 2 blocks between the new REI Store on Halsted and Whole Foods on Kingsbury, off North Ave.

Featured last month in Local First Chicago, we invite you to support your community and learn how local artisans create sustainable living and a greener tomorrow. More markets September 12th-13th and the second weekend of every other month, starting in November.

Vendors, musicians and others interested in the MOE Market may contact Mimi Clayton at or 773.991.3835. 
For updates and scheduling of MOE events, visit Held at Leeway Room:

Mimi’s Organic Exchange (MOE) is a business, arts and healing network committed to socially, environmentally and spiritually sustainable products and services. A cornerstone of Mimi’s Organic Exchange is creating community through support of local micro-businesses.

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