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World Fair Trade Day Festival

Celebrate, learn more about fair trade, and shop in a market of over two dozen locally-owned, ethical businesses. The Office for Peace and Justice will host a table featuring items from SERRV and our newest fair trade partner, Tree Of Life Imports--selling religious gifts and articles.

Sample fair trade coffee and chocolate, take a bite of the world’s largest fair trade banana split, outfit yourself in the latest fair trade fashions, and enjoy a live broadcast of WBEZ’s popular Worldview program from the square at noon on May 4th.

Confirmed vendors (as of 3/25):

Artisans of Ghana, Canaan Palestine, Fair Grass, Field of Dreams Uganda, Global Handmade Hope, Gracias Fair Trade, Gracia, Inc., Greenheart Shop,Greenola Style, Huaywasi, Kathmandu Yogi, Loom Chicago, Madison Chicago Industries, Malia Designs, Mata Traders, Metropolis Coffee Company, Motif Ltd.Office for Peace and Justice – Archdiocese of ChicagoSandpiper Imports, Solay Wellness Inc., Sora Wallets, Sweet Beginnings, Chicago, Taste of Colombia, Terra Experience, Tulia’s Artisan Gallery, Venture Imports, WorldFinds Fair Trade, and Y´abal Handicrafts.


Event sponsors: 

Fair Trade USA, Greenheart Shop, Natural Awakenings Chicago, Whole Foods