About Fairtrade. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., HUUC Fellowship Building, 7 Elm Street, Harvard, MA. Fair Trade Federation This website lists members who are involved in selling goods through fair trade practices and includes wholesalers, producers, retail stores, and online and mail-order merchants. Ministries; Social Action & Justice; Fair Trade; Overview 12 Step Support Groups Christmas Hampers Fair Trade Nicomekl Breakfast Program Sources Langley Food Bank Starfish Pack Program. The Fair Trade Certified™ seal represents thousands of products, improving millions of lives, protecting land and waterways in 45 countries and counting. Farmers and workers are paid a fair price, which allows them to grow their crops in a way that helps their communities. 100% of the proceeds from Fair Trade Friday support the artisans and their families – thousands of women, men, and children around the world.Fair Trade Friday is a ministry … “Fair trade” means that an equitable partnership exists between producers of goods in developing countries and retailers in developed countries. There are links to many Fair Trade Federation members and you can even search by area to see if there is a participating store in your area. Please join us for the 7th annual Fair Trade Faire on Sunday, November 24. The rigorous Fairtrade Standards ban child labor as well as forced labor. Learn more. I hope that irons some things out. We empower their families and many others with dignified work so we can redeem future generations. Volunteering; Parish Involvement; Resources; Contact. The next time you need a sweet treat, make it fair trade. Did you know that child labor is a huge issue on cocoa farms? Mercy House exists to engage, empower and disciple women around the globe in Jesus’ name. Judy Hoffhine and Ruth Brand Farrell. Fair Trade creates opportunities for us to respond to this call in a small but significant way every day through the choices we make as consumers. The Fair Trade Market is committed to offering unique and beautiful items created by artisans in the worldwide Fair Trade network. Another part, in addition to the agriculture side, will be looking into fair trade options and seeing where, maybe in the cases of women’s shelters or refugee camps, etc. Young adults and ministry leaders discovered ways to introduce their parishes to the Church’s social teaching on solidarity through Fair Trade. Fairtrade Foundation 5.7 The Loom, 14 Gower's Walk London E1 8PY T: +44 (0)20 7405 5942 F: +44 (0)20 7977 0101 Encourage other congregations in your neighborhood or Presbytery to support Fair Trade. The tariff system has largely prevented West African countries from processing the cocoa they grow, thus keeping them trapped at the level of farming the cocoa. Choosing fair trade certified chocolate helps cocoa farmers get a fair deal, invest in their communities, combat child labor and fight climate change. The Fair Trade Ministry serves to expand our worship of God and commitment to daily living of our shared Catholic values through using our economic power in a mindful and compassionate manner that respects the dignity of the human person and God’s creation. We provide for the rescue of pregnant girls in Kenya and provide a home for them. It's all about making trade fair. Every bag purchased delivers God's Word to 3 Children. Offer a Fair Trade Bible Study at church using Fair Trade: Using our Purchasing Power for Justice and Hope by Rev. BOLD3 Coffee is a Christian Non-profit Ministry on a mission to empower others to be BOLD and spread the Hope of Christ worldwide. 181 likes. The next time you need a sweet treat, make it fair trade. The Fair Trade Ministry encompasses Gospel and Catholic Social Doctrine principles by providing products for which the producer received fair compensation.