Green Festival Speakers

Kazuko Golden


Kazuko Golden, business development account manager of retail, wine, spirits and flowers at Fair Trade USA (formerly TransFair USA), will present information about the efforts Fair Trade USA has made to certify wine as one of its newest certified categories. Golden has been the wine and spirits accounts manager since the inception of Fair Trade wine in 2008. In the past year, in addition to managing wine, she launched Fair Trade alcoholic spirits (Vodka and liqueurs) as an additional Fair Trade Certified category. Prior to working at Fair Trade USA, Golden worked at REI as the Berkeley store Visual Merchandiser, in Japan as an assistant English teacher and at the President Jimmy Carter Center on the Atlanta Project.