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Fair Trade Bananas at the Media 5 Mile Race

Fair Trade Bananas at the Media 5 Mile Race

How does securing a donation of fair trade bananas for the Media 5 Mile Race fulfill the purpose of alleviating poverty around the world, which is the goal of the Media Fair Trade Committee (officially America’s First Fair trade Town Committee)?  Fair trade...[Read More]
Media Fair Trade and DelCo Gives Day

Media Fair Trade and DelCo Gives Day

You can support Media Fair Trade Committee with a donation now on our website and help to make DelCo Gives Day a fantastic success. Plus we have available $1000 in matching funds, so every donation of at least $10 will be doubled and also make us eligible for bonuses...[Read More]
February 2024 Newsletter

February 2024 Newsletter

February 2024 Newsletter☕Fair Chocolate and Capit al with Equal Exchange🍫     🍽️ New Business Partners👏     🥑Fair Trade Foods/Ingredients🍌     💕Fair Trade Awards Ceremony😇 Join Us This Saturday at the Media Library… for a...[Read More]

Media Fair Trade Committee Annual Awards

Fair Trade Committee Awardees I saw a note that we gave Laura Nemec one but don’t know when. 2007 (Probably July) General Lafayette, Wales 1st FT country, Brattleboro, Vt, 2nd  FT town in US 7/2009 (Discussed Congressman Engle for trying to outlaw child labor in...[Read More]
2023 Holiday Wrap-up

2023 Holiday Wrap-up

Media Fair Trade Holiday Campaign Wrap-up To end 2023, the Media Fair Trade Committee launched a holiday campaign inviting residents and friends of Media to purchase Fair Trade and locally-produced goods, as well as beverages and dishes made with Fair Trade...[Read More]
2023/2024 Holiday Campaign in Full Swing

2023/2024 Holiday Campaign in Full Swing

Win a Fair Trade and local gift basket by supporting Fair Trade producers while holiday shopping around town. Buy Fair Trade and log your purchases here https://form.jotform.com/233406108467051 now and through January 6 to get entered in our raffle. America’s First...[Read More]
Halloween is Almost Upon Us!!!

Halloween is Almost Upon Us!!!

It is a scary time of year. There is the obvious association with witches, goblins and ghosts, but for me, it is also how fast time goes by these days. Another reason is even more scary, and very sad for members of the Media Fair Trade community. It is still a very...[Read More]
Homesewn – A Mom and Daughter Shop

Homesewn – A Mom and Daughter Shop

Homesewn is a new “mom and pop shop” at 21 E State St in Media that fits in perfectly with our artistic, progressive, and Fair Trade Town, where folks can gather in community and know that many of their purchases will support less fortunate communities around the...[Read More]