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Gifts for Good Community Holiday Gift Faire

Gifts for Good Community Holiday Gift Faire

Gifts for Good is an annual community holiday gift faire that will occur Sunday, December 8 2013 from 1 to 4 PM at First United Methodist Church, 1825 East Street, Redding, CA. This community event (NOT a church fundraiser) has raised over $40,000 over the past 6 years for local…

Fair Trade Certified in Redding

Fair Trade is various crops and commodities such as coffee, Fair Trade Resource.org has a good summary on frequently asked questions. The newly redesigned Fair Trade Certified logo (above) was released this year and will replace the original black and white “Bucket Boy” label created in 1998. Fair Trade Principles:…

Alternative Christmas Faire

Alternative Christmas Faire

An Alternative Christmas Faire will be held on December 4, 2011, from 1-4 PM at the First United Methodist Church, South and East Street in Redding, CA. The “alternative” in this Gift Faire refers to choosing to support an organization as a gift for someone, thus helping that organization continue doing the great work they do…

Reverse Trick or Treet

We don’t want to take the fun out of Halloween, but today is also a good occasion to highlight that the chocolate industry is notorious for their slow response to tackling the documented problem of forced child labor on many farms that supply their cocoa. At the bottom of the…