Samovar Tea Lounge is hosting this Fair Trade Dinner Gala in celebration of the 3rd annual Fair Trade month.
The evening will begin at 7pm with a multimedia presentation from our panel speakers. During the presentation guests will enjoy fair trade tea and appetizers. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session with our panel during which guests will be served a fair trade and sustainable dinner. Dinner will be followed by a succulent dessert with fair trade chocolate tasting. Ubon Yuwa, a fair trade farmer from Thailand, will invite guests to join in a traditional Thai bai see kwan string-tying ceremony aimed at building relationships between producers and consumers. This event is $40 per person.
Guest panel speakers include:
Anna Lappe- bestselling author and renowned speaker on food politics and sustainable agriculture;
Ubon Yuwa- rice farmer and leader of the organic movement in Thailand;
Tristan Lecomte- founder of Alter Eco, a leader Fair Trade business;
Joshua Kaizer- a leading tea importer in the USA;
Maya Spaull- tea and rice Account Manager at TransFair USA, the third-party certifier of fair trade products in the US.
Official Website: http://www.samovartea.com
Added by bayareafairtradecoalition on October 5, 2006