This program was made possible with financial support of the Government of Manitoba,
and was undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
Posted May 12th 2016
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights - 85 Israel Asper Way
The Fresh Carrot - 230 Osborne Street at Donald Street
Swing by Canada’s first Fair Trade-certified Workplace, The Fresh Carrot, to stock up on all your favourite fair trade brands and help devour their record-breaking brownie! The store will have specials on fair trade products, beautiful fair trade roses from Latacunga, Ecuador, and even fair trade sports balls. For every ball purchased, a second will be donated to a non-profit!
And did we mention the delicious, free, gigantic fair trade brownie? Make Manitoba history and show your support for cocoa farmers around the world by eating this chocolaty treat!
Winnipeg Plaza - 134 Plaza Drive
This Saturday, when you spend $20 or more on one of Ten Thousand Villages artisan-crafted items, you’ll be rewarded with a thank you gift for your commitment to supporting fair trade. While you browse, enjoy free samples of fair trade coffee, tea and treats and try out their Fable Naturals skincare products.
This location will also be hosting a full schedule of events for the whole family:
10:00 – 12:00 – Purchase and fill a terrarium
10:00 – 5:00 – Sam’s Place baking for sale
10:30 – 5:00 – Make your own drum, shaker or necklace
11:00 – 12:00 – Storytelling
11:00 – 12:00 – Music by The Band With No Name
11:00 – 12:00 – Henna with Lori
11:00 – 3:00 – Celebrate live on-air with 94.3 The Drive
12:00 – 1:00 – Learn how to wrap a Sari
12:00 – 3:00 – Create and colour a mandala
12:30 – 1:30 – Music by Peaceful Village Drummers
1:00 – 3:00 – Kombucha and keifir with Lois-Thiessen-Doerksen from Wholly Canadian
1:00 – 4:00 – Henna with Millie
Northdale Shopping Centre - 963 Henderson Highway
To celebrate World Fair Trade Day, when you spend $25 or more you’ll receive a free package of fair trade coffee – perfect for brewing and sharing with friends during the World’s Largest Fair Trade Coffee Break! While you browse, treat your skin with samples of Fable Naturals and your taste buds with samples of fair trade dried fruit, chocolate, tea and coffee.
Shoppers can also enter a draw to win a gift basket stuffed with fair trade products.
Fresh baking from Sam’s Place will be on sale from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Downtown Brandon - 829 Rosser Avenue
Join Ten Thousand Villages in Brandon from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for their grand reopening celebration. Shoppers can enjoy storewide discounts, prizes and even some surprises! (We don’t even know what they are!)