Chicago’s World Fair Trade Day 2020

On May 6-8, Chicago Fair Trade is hosting World Fair Trade Day Reimagined: Educate Activate, Celebrate

On May 6-8, Chicago Fair Trade is hosting World Fair Trade Day Reimagined: Educate Activate, Celebrate. This 13th annual event has traditionally been the largest such event in the U.S. Participants will hear from experts and activists who will educate, activate, and celebrate fair trade successes. This online event will feature topical and engaging presentations by leaders in their fields. 

Presentations include: 

  • Food Justice in the Time of Covid 19: Understanding the Changing Landscape of the Food We EatThis presentation features Professor Howard Rosing of DePaul and Adam Olson of  Oxfam America. 

  • Why Transparency Matters in Developing Ethical Supply Chains. Jerome McDonnell of WBEZ will moderator this conversation with Shayna Harris, former CFO of Farmers Fridge and Leonardo Bonanni, Founder and CEO of Sourcemap, a company specializing in supply chain transparency. 

  • A Fair Trade Happiness Hour. Fair trade advocates, including 14 year old Masterchef Junior Evan the Chef will share stories of fair trade successes.

The event is hosted by Chicago Fair Trade (CFT). With more than 80 institutional members, CFT is the largest grassroots coalition in the U.S.

Chicago’s World Fair Trade Day 2020

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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