COVID-19 Forces Virtual 2020 Chicago World Fair Trade Day Expo

CFT COVID`19 in India
Chicago Fair Trade partner, Marketplace: Handwork of India, on why fair trade commerce matters: “Shelter-in-place has been challenging for people all over the world. In India you hear heartbreaking stories of isolation, large families in very small homes, challenges of keeping kids and teens at home, not enough money to buy food, and more. The massive media coverage brings us sensational stories constantly from all over the world.” Marketplace: Handwork of India / Chicago Fair Trade. Facebook
CFT COVID`19 in India
Chicago Fair Trade partner, Marketplace: Handwork of India, on why fair trade commerce matters: “Shelter-in-place has been challenging for people all over the world. In India you hear heartbreaking stories of isolation, large families in very small homes, challenges of keeping kids and teens at home, not enough money to buy food, and more. The massive media coverage brings us sensational stories constantly from all over the world.” Marketplace: Handwork of India / Chicago Fair Trade. Facebook

COVID-19 Forces Virtual 2020 Chicago World Fair Trade Day Expo

Chicago is home to more fair trade businesses than anywhere in the U.S. And for the past 12 years, Chicago Fair Trade has organized and hosted the largest World Fair Trade celebration in the nation.

Reset learns about changes to Chicago’s annual World Fair Trade Day celebration due to COVID-19 and the city’s role in the fair trade movement.

GUESTS: Katherine Bissell Cordova, executive director of Chicago Fair Trade

Shayna Harris, contributing writer, Forbes; co-founder, Farmer’s Fridge; co-founder, Chicago Fair Trade; principal, Shayna Harris Consulting