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Fair Trade Movie Night

Numi Organic Tea and Alter Eco Products Present

Fair Trade Movie Night

An evening of film, dialogue and refreshments in honor of Fair Trade Month

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Location: Numi Tea Garden, 2230 Livingston Street, Oakland CA

Time: 5:30-8:00 pm

Ticket price: Requested (not mandatory) donation of $5 to TransFair USA. A more generous donation is greatly appreciated; no one will be turned away!

Join local purveyors of Fair Trade Certified products for an evening of film, refreshments and dialogue. Participants will watch segments of critically acclaimed documentaries, “All in This Tea” and “The Price of Sugar,” and enjoy an assortment of Fair Trade and locally produced food and drink. Company experts will give a panel discussion and Q&A session around the importance that Fair Trade certification has for their companies and farming partners.

RSVP by Friday, October 9 to Brittney Riggsbee at


Ahmed Rahim, CEO, Numi Organic Tea
Edouard Rollet, COO, Alter-Eco Products
Cate Baril, Director of Grocery & Ingredients, TransFair USA
Maria Lafleur, former Peace Corps volunteer, Dominican Republic

A showcase of Fair Trade Certified products, including tea, olive oil, chocolate, honey, sugar and wine will be served, as well as a sampling of local pizza from Arizmendi.

Many Thanks to our product donors: Stellar Organic Winery, Wholesome Sweeteners