World Fair Trade Day! May 11, 2013

WFTD 2013 PosterWorld Fair Trade Day is a time to celebrate community, both here in Vermont and around the world. The Fair Trade Resource Network estimates that 100,000 people will participate this year in over 80 countries. We are part of a global movement for social justice and trade equality.

Burlington’s World Fair Trade Day Celebration is a collaboration between the Fair Trade Burlington Network and the Peace & Justice Center. Saturday, May 11, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, all are welcome to come to City Hall Park and celebrate this important day. Ben & Jerry’s will offer free scoops of their fair trade ice cream, you can enjoy delicious coffee, local fair trade vendors, children’s games, and a performance by Jeh Kulu.

Burlington, VT is the 12th Fair Trade Town in the U.S.A. Join us in celebrating our success as we commit to strengthening and deepening our commitment to Buy Fair! Buy Local!

For further information, please contact Fair Trade Burlington members:

Sandy Wynne – sandywynne@comcast.net
Gaby Brenneman – gaby@pjcvt.org
Melinda Haselton – info@dolmafairtrade.com

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