Fair Trade and Alternative Gift Giving

Release Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Chestnut Hill College will host a Fair Trade and Alternative Gift Giving event on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 from Noon to 4 p.m. in the Music Corridor, first floor of St. Joseph's Hall, on the College campus at 9601 Germantown Avenue. This event, in its fifth year at Chestnut Hill, enables the public to learn about fair trade, and sample food and purchase a variety of fair trade goods from different organizations in the local community.

There will be tables set up with goods from numerous fair trade organizations, including Infusion, 10,000 Villages, gift items from Grace Gardener Market Day, the Sisters of St. Joseph Earth Center, and other fair trade vendors.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Marie Conn, Ph.D at 215-248-7044 or e-mail mconn@chc.edu