730 Howard St. San Francisco
San Francisco, California

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