Fair Trade Claremont News
Traffick Free Pomona believes that one way to freedom for the enslaved, will be collaboration of the many organizations that have dedicated themselves to the eradication of human trafficking. There are a multitude of ways to combat trafficking and Fair Trade Claremont has addressed the practice of labor exploitation.
We have partnered with Fair Trade Claremont in several events and we would like to bring awareness to the work they are doing. Support for Fair Trade is support for freedom.
Fair Trade Claremont is the Claremont chapter of the international Fair Trade Towns movement.
Fair Trade Claremont is committed to raising awareness and community level support for Fair Trade values.
Claremont is Southern California’s 1st Fair Trade Town.
THE DARK SIDE OF CHOCOLATE
Is the chocolate we eat produced with the use of child labor and trafficked children? The award winning Danish journalist Miki Mistrati decided to investigate the rumors. Follow Miki into the bush of Africa to expose The Dark Side of Chocolate, a documentary film shown on September 19 at 7pm at the Claremont Forum at the Packing House. A discussion and fair trade chocolate tasting will follow the film. Click on this link to watch the trailer www.thedarksideofchocolate.org
“Like” our Fair Trade Claremont facebook page at www.facebook.com/fairtradeclaremont and stay up to date with the latest happenings in fair trade.
WHERE TO FIND FAIR TRADE PRODUCTS IN CLAREMONT
Shops & Boutiques
The Bath Workshop: body lotion & cream, footscrubbers, salt scrub, soap, cosmetic bags
Buddhamouse Emporium: prayer flags, hanging bells
Cloud Nine Paperie: greeting cards, journals, writing paper
Colors 91711: yarn, knitting accessories, textile ornaments
Folk Music Center: musical instruments
Heirloom: greeting cards
On A Mission: baskets, olive wood serve ware, jewelry
Phebie’s Needle Art: yarn
Rio de Ojas: handbags, gifts, jewelry, baskets
Studio Claremont: baskets, accessories, giftware
Tintura Salon: Moroccan oil hair care
Cafés & Restaurants
Espiau’s Restaurante y Cantina: serves coffee
Euro Café: serves tea, coffee
Le Pain Quotidien: chocolate bars
The Motley: serves coffee
Pit Stop Café: serves coffee, tea
The Press Restaurant: serves coffee
Sage Hen Café: serves coffee
Some Crust Bakery: serves coffee and sells for home brewing
The Spot: serves coffee and sells for home brewing
Starbucks: Only Italian Roast is Fair Trade. All 4 cafés in Claremont serve coffee and sell for home brewing
Costco: some Kirkland coffee
Ecoterra Health Market: tea, soap, shaving gel
Power Over Flour Gluten-Free Market: sugar, candy bars
Sprouts Farmers Market: sugar, coffee, chocolate bars & chips, ice cream, soap.
Target: soap, shaving gel, sugar, tea, coffee, wine
Trader Joe’s: chocolate bars, hot chocolate, coffee, honey, sugar, soap
Vons: tea, ice cream