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May 9 - World Fair Trade Day in Daley Plaza!

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Come Celebrate Chicago as a Fair Trade City and World Fair Trade Day with us!

WHEN: Wednesday May 9thth 9-6pm Noon Program
WHERE: Daley Plaza 50 W. Washington

Celebrate World Fair Trade day and Chicago’s achievement of “Fair Trade City” status, that links Chicago to more than 1000 other fair trade cities across the globe. The event, co-sponsored by Chicago Fair Trade and City’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, will feature a global marketplace with 20 fair trade vendors selling products that protect the environment and pay producers a living wage, interactive activities and West African drum music. Details of Chicago’s new Fair Trade Tour will be announced.

Noon Program features remarks by Chief Sustainability Officer Karen Weigert and the South African Consulate. Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ’s World View will emcee.
For more information contact or 312-212-1760

Listen to our interview on WBEZ here!

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