International Fair Trade Towns Conference

International Fair Trade Towns Conference

Last month, Ira and Emily of Media’s Fair Trade Town Committee went to Cardiff, Wales for this annual conference. In addition to the wonderful, amazing folks doing fair trade work around the world, they were wowed by the beautiful countryside complete with...
Fair Trade at your fingertips — Burlap and Bean!

Fair Trade at your fingertips — Burlap and Bean!

Our Fair Trade Town of Media, PA is full of meaningful Fair Trade encounters to be had; one such  establishment is our very own Burlap and Bean Roasthouse and café! With its original site founded in Newtown Square, in the very same year that Media became...
TTM Climate Conference

TTM Climate Conference

From April 20, 2019 to April 23, over Earth Day, Transition Town Media is hosting Climate, Consciousness, and Community Summit at First United Methodist Church at 350 W State St in Media pa. There will be panels, live streaming from the Findhorn Community CCC...

National Fair Trade Campaigns Conference

Fair Trade Campaigns will be holding another national conference March 1st – 3rd 2019 in downtown Chicago. It will be super informative and inspiring. I can vouch for that after being at the last one in DC! Anyone, from towns, schools or places of worship...
International Fair Trade Towns Conference 2018

International Fair Trade Towns Conference 2018

Ira Josephs from the Media Fair Trade Town Committee and Loic Barnieu, Media restaurateur extraordinaire, were lucky to attend this recent conference in the Fair Trade city of Madrid, Spain. It was super informative and inspiring to learn from Fairtraders from around...

Help Survey Local Businesses

In order to be the best Fair Trade Town possible we need to keep up with changes in our Media businesses. We are getting new shops, and some close. Some are adding new fair trade products and removing others. We need lots of help keeping up with this. Please let us...

New Fair Trade Town Sign on the Plum Street Mall!

The next time you’re in the Plum Street Mall, make sure you check out the new sign! We’re super-proud of 11 years of being a Fair Trade town, and so honored that Media supports us. Many, many thanks to Christ Dietrich for all of his hard work and...

Fair Trade Bananas at Media Five Miler

On Friday, June 17, Media, PA will host the Media Five Mile Race in downtown Media. Our Fair Trade Committee has a team of fair trade bananas running. You can’t miss them, they are long and yellow! You can support our racers and committee by making a donation...