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(Kristin Schwartz)

GroundWire feature on National Fair Trade Weeks

Length: 0:05:05
Uploaded: 30 Apr, 2008

Recording Date: 30 Apr, 2008
Recording Location: Toronto
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: 2 Weeks
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.

Program Title: GroundWire feature on National Fair Trade Weeks
Description: A five minute feature for GroundWire about National Fair Trade Weeks in Canada (first two weeks of May).

Host(s): Kristin Schwartz
Featured Speakers/Guests: Rufino Herrara, FEDECARES coffee co-op in the Dominican Republic, Eric Holt-Gimenez of Food First Institute for Food and Development Policy, Linda Burnside of Alternative Grounds Cafe and Roastery

Credits: Thanks to Susy Alvarez for translation, Asad Ismi for research -- Check out a full radio documentary series about fair trade called "Building a Just World: Fair Trade, Ethical Trade and Canada" at


The first two weeks of May are “National Fair Trade Weeks� in Canada. Across the country retailers, distributors and activists are promoting the fair trade movement at fair trade fairs and other public events. Kristin Schwartz explains what fair trade is all about and the challenges the movement is facing today.

Politics > Activism
Type: News Reports

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