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"Every Party Matters" Fair Trade Month Kick Off Party at Temple Club this Wednesday

October is Fair Trade Month! Kick it off with Fair Trade USA!

Taste, Experience & Celebrate Fair Trade this Wednesday, September 29th at Temple San Francisco

Drink: Cocktails with the new FAIR. Vodka, the first-ever Fair Trade spirit, created from Fair Trade Certified quinoa.

Taste: Sweet and savory appetizers made with Fair Trade Certified™ ingredients.

Celebrate: With fellow Fair Trade fans at the popular Temple San Francisco, one of the Greenest Bars in the United States.

Dance: DJ Corinne Regan and DJ Chris Orr of San Francisco.

Admission: $10 with RSVP/$15 without RSVP

Dress Code: Fair & chic cocktail attire. No sneakers or t-shirts (unless they are Fair Trade Certified).

RSVP online at Event Brite or help spread the word on Faceboook.

Can't make it to the event, but you'd like to help? Every donation matters.

Want to support the expansion of Fair Trade in your community? Every voice matters.

We are also looking for a few last minute volunteers to staff the event. If you are interested please contact Katie Barrow, for more information and FREE ADMISSION.

October is the seventh annual Fair Trade Month. Themed “Every Purchase Matters,” Fair Trade Month unites Fair Trade USA’s diverse corporate, nonprofit and individual stakeholders in more than 100 events, promotions and fund-raising activities across the United States to generate awareness of Fair Trade’s comprehensive approach to social, economic and environmental empowerment and sustainability among farming communities in the developing world.

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Celebrate a Fair Trade Berkeley with Mayor Tom Bates

Mayor Tom Bates poses with the Fair Trade Berkeley Steering Committee.

On July 13, 2010, Berkeley became the 19th Fair Trade Town in the United States when the City Council passed a Fair Trade resolution, voicing the City’s commitment to Fair Trade.

Now it’s time to celebrate!

Join Fair Trade Berkeley, Buy Local Berkeley and Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates to commemorate this accomplishment for Berkeley’s first ever Fair Trade happy hour at Saul’s Restaurant & Deli on September 23 from 4-5:30pm. Enjoy appetizers, sample Fair Trade treats from Divine Chocolate, Honest Tea, Numi Tea, La Yapa Quinoa and Thanksgiving Coffee. The happy hour event runs parallel to the Thursday's Farmer's Market, so bring your bags and enjoy the Buy Local, Buy Fair extravaganza!

Admission is $15.00 and includes on Fair Trade cocktail by the Fair Trade Spirits Company. Proceeds will help further the educational outreach of Fair Trade Berkeley to grow consumer and retailer awareness regarding the importance of Fair Trade.

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