The Power of You. Fairtrade Fortnight is Here.

Vote Best Fairtrade Product in Canada

For 2014’s Fairtrade Fortnight, and for the next couple of years, Fairtrade Canada has joined forces with its international partners to join a campaign that focuses on the power of you.

Since 1998, people just like you around the world have been using their purchasing power to bring out positive change in the world. That collective power has resulted in over $148 million paid in premiums to producers, over 3,000 companies now distributing products sold on Fairtrade terms in over 125 countries (we’re one ‘em!), and thousands of certified Fairtrade products now available. With every purchase made, the idea that people and planet matter in addition to profits gets a little bit stronger.

This year, there are lots of ways to get involved near Vancouver and across the country!

In Vancouver.

• May 1st information night at Choices Markets presented by Fair Trade Vancouver to debunk myths about fair trade and learn what it’s all about.

• May 2nd at UBC’s Staff Sports Day – free Ethical Bean Coffee!

• May 10th at Famous Foods in Vancouver – free Fairtrade Breakfast featuring organic and fairtrade coffeee and bananas from Discovery Organics and Ethical Bean.

Across Canada and the United States.

• Follow Ethical Bean on Twitter and Facebook for chances to win some fabulous giveaways and get in on some great deals.

• Follow Fairtrade Canada and the Canadian Fair Trade Network to find out which activities and events are happening near you.

Right NOW from your computer.

• Vote for Ethical Bean as Canada’s favourite fairtrade product! If you’re down with what we do here at Ethical Bean, we would love your vote of confidence in the battle of the brands to be Canada’s favourite product!

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