Tell Hershey We Want S’more Fair Trade!

Even though the tasty treat is satisfying is there a way to get more from your s’more? Every summer, Global Exchange runs a fair trade s’more campaign to not only bring awareness to the chocolate industry but urge big players such as Hershy’s to change their ways. The “We Want More From Our S’mores“ is trying to […]

Is Your Easter Basket Fair Trade This Year? (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

If this is a question you are trying to answer yes to, then we have some great ideas and tips for you! Let’s start off with the basics, chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate! I don’t know about you guys, but this is certainly the part of Easter that I look forward to most, of course that […]

packaging solutions (FREE CHOCOLATE) (via Lagusta’s Luscious!)

Chocolates are a great thing to sell if you’re an out-of-control OCD freak. They really lend themselves to that sensibility, what with their myriad needs: meltiness, fragility, perishability, tininess. However, they are not such a great thing to sell if you are a hardcore environmental activist who worries endlessly about the huge amount of packaging […]

Fair Trade Your St. Patrick’s Day! (via Fair Trade Trends)

Here at Fair Trade Trends, we strive to bring the Fair Trade love to our holiday celebrations (check out our complete guides to Fair Trading your Valentine’s Day and Halloween).  Which is why we’re super psyched to present our newest collection of fabulous Fair Trade finds that will bring you a little Luck o’ the […]

The Dark Side of Chocolate 2/13/11

What kind of chocolate will you be buying for your Valentine? Sunday, February 13 at 7:30pm THE DARK SIDE OF CHOCOLATE In Person: Filmmaker U Roberto Romano Chocolate Tasting by Roxanne Browning   THE DARK SIDE OF CHOCOLATE, a shocking documentary that investigates how thousands of children are being purchased from their parents in poverty […]

ATTENTION ALL TEACHERS: Global Exchange’s Fourth Annual “National Valentine’s Day of Action” (via Fair Trade Trends)

From Global Exchange: “What is the National Valentine’s Day of Action? We are inviting educators to teach Global Exchange’s Fair Trade cocoa curriculum.  Educators of any kind are eligible, from standard classrooms to after-school and faith-based programs. What You Can Do: Take action by contacting at least five teachers today!!!” For a FREE cocoa curriculum […]

Buying through our shop links supports our site and honors our work

We have had wonderful feedback about the information we bring you at OnTheWilderside. We ask that you help support this work by doing some shopping here that you would probably do somewhere, anyway. We receive a percentage of the proceeds, which helps offset the amount of time we spend working on this website. It’s win-win. […]

Have a Fair Trade Halloween

Fair Trade Trick or Treat Action Kit The first of its kind, this Fair Trade Trick or Treat Kit has everything you need to make Halloween something special. Give more than candy this year…give knowledge about the importance of Fair Trade! First launched in 2005, the Fair Trade Trick or Treat Kit now includes:

Have a Fair Trade Mother’s Day

I Wanna Fair Trade Easter Basket

Easter Chocolate Activist Trio

Fair Trade Valentine’s Day Gifts

Back by popular demand! The Fair Trade Valentine’s Day Kit has everything you need to make Valentine’s Day educational and tasty!Each kit includes: A heart-box of approx. 44 milk chocolate gold coins A bundle of 30 retro looking Valentines to hand out, with the message I Choo Choo Choose Fair Trade proudly displayed; send a […]

Fair Trade Gift Baskets for the Holidays

Peace on Earth Gift Basket

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