Join the Bay Area Fair Trade Coalition for the West Coast Premier of "Buyer, Be Fair: The Promise of Product Certification." We will be hosting a reception featuring Fair Trade Certified coffee and chocolate. Discussion will follow with award winning documentary producer John de Graaf and TransFair USA, the certifier of Fair Trade products. This event is Free!
Sunday, July 9th 2006
7:00pm - Reception
7:30pm - Film screening
8:30pm - Discussion with award winning producer John de Graaf and TransFair USA
BUYER BE FAIR: THE PROMISE OF CERTIFICATION, a one-hour public television documentary, takes viewers to Mexico, the Netherlands, the UK, Sweden, the U.S. and Canada to explore how conscious consumers and businesses can use the market to promote social justice and environmental sustainability through product labeling, with a focus on Fair Trade Certified coffee and Forest Stewardship Council certified wood. "Buyer Be Fair" is a production of Fox-Wilmar Productions and the American University Center for Environmental Media, in association with the National Wildlife Federation. The film was shown during the Environmental Film Festival in Washington D.C. http://www.buyerbefair.org/
Official Website: http://www.bayareafairtradecoalition.blogspot.com
Added by bayareafairtradecoalition on June 28, 2006