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Magnificent Mile of Fair Trade 2018

Magnificent Mile of Fair Trade event on May 11 will be the largest event of it's kind in the U.S. and one of the biggest in the world. We hope you can stop by or spend the day!

Celebration will start off at 10 am and go until 8 pm.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:   Shop: Fair Trade Bazaar 10 AM-5 PM (over 20 locally owned fair trade businesses)

 

Fair Trade Luxury Boutique:

10 AM-8 PM

From fair mined jewelry to silk nightwear and lingerie, you’ll be amazed at the quality of these handcrafted items. Closing reception and toast to the day from 6:30-8

6:30 PM-8PM: Closing toast and reception.

  Fashion:

Ethical Fashion Show

1:15 PM The show takes place in Sanctuary at Fourth Presbyterian Church then at 1:45 will send its way up and down Michigan Avenue   Food:

Fair Trade Food Giveaways

10 AM: Coffee at Fourth Presbyterian Church

10 AM: Fair Trade Chocolate at the Jane Byrne Plaza in front of the historic water tower (until supplies last)

12:30-1:15 PM: Lunch by Farmers Fridge and I Heart Keenwah at Fourth Presbyterian Church and Athleta

 

Learn:

Panel Discussions

10:30-11:30 AM: “Fair Trade: Beyond Coffee”, Fourth Presbyterian Church

2:30-3:30 PM: “Five Ways to Fair Trade your Life”, Fourth Presbyterian Church

5:30-6:30 PM: “Ethical Fashion=Feminist Statement”, North Shore Exchange (Complimentary wine)

Mobile radio broadcast 12-1.WBEZ’s WorldView with Jerome McDonnell will be out and about reporting on the actions

Information stations at at Athleta and EILEEN FISHER

Magnificent Mile of Fair Trade 2018

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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