It's October - Happy Fair Trade Month!

For more information about Fair Trade and Fair Trade Month, visit Fair Trade USA. Also, check out Green America's Fair Trade program for Fair Trade news and campaigns, as well as Global Exchange's Fair Trade Blog.

fairtweetJoin Ben & Jerry's in celebrating Fair Trade Month by participating in their Fair Tweets campaign! Are you on Twitter? Then it's simple! Visit fairtweets.com and enter your tweet in the box. Ben & Jerry's will donate your unused characters towards spreading the word about Fair Trade. Green Festival will be helping promote Fair Trade Month by participating in the Fair Tweets campaign every week this October.

Find out everything you want to know about Fair Trade and your ability to better communities around the world with your purchasing decisions at San Francisco Green Festival, November 12-13. Visit the Fair Trade Pavilion and learn the standard, and how Fair Trade businesses can range from food to fashion and more! Sample a scoop of Ben & Jerry's ice cream while finding out how you can make a difference in your community at the Ben & Jerry's Community Action Pavilion. Also, visit Fair Trade exhibitors in the marketplace such as Zhena's Gypsy Tea, Mr. Ellie Pooh, the Global Exchange store, Equal Exchange, Teatulia, SLOWCOLOR, the Fair Trade Resource Network, Green Creation Inc., Far Fetched and more to find out how Fair Trade is their business - and business is good!