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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Mon.Apr.30 - Fair Trade Coffee show
FAIR TRADE COFFEE
Get the right buzz!
Monday April 30th - 7 pm
Come and find out how your choice in coffee can make you feel great.
Normand Roy from Équiterre's A Just Coffee campaign will be showing
slides and explaining how fair trade can improve the lives of the farmers
who grow your coffee.
About the Speaker
As an international volunteer in Guatemala, Normand Roy helped a group
of local coffee growers get their produce into the fair trade market, and
learned about all aspects of coffee production and trade - large and
He's also lived and worked with coffee growers in Mexico and Brazil.
Équiterre is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ecological,
socially just choices. Despite efforts to date, fair-trade coffee is still not
widely known, so this 20-city tour has been organized. It aims to foster
public awareness of the impact of consumer choices on the life of
peasant farmers of the South, using the example of the coffee trade,
and to present fair trade as an instrument for change.
Come and find out more!
Presented by Équiterre, Bean Fair Coffee and
7 p.m. Monday April 30th
Quaker Meeting House, 91-A 4th Ave. near Bank
Sponsored by The Wild Oat
Bank at 4th Avenue
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