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UBC Fair Trade Week March 5-9

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UBC is celebrating its status as Canada’s first Fair Trade campus with Fair Trade Week (March 5-9) to raise awareness of what Fair Trade is, what UBC’s role is and highlight what products are available on campus.

Activities and events include:

  • a flash mob dance organized by Common Energy UBC and goBeyond
  • daily free Fair Trade coffee hours at participating Food Services locations
  • campus-wide scavenger hunts
  • a trade fair at the UBC Bookstore on March 7, 1130 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., with Fair Trade Vancouver, vendors and samples,  including a lunch and learn presentation  from Engineers Without Borders
  • a Fair Trade Fun Run on March 8 at 12:45 p.m.

Visit http://www.food.ubc.ca/fair-trade-week to learn more.