Fair Trade Saskatoon promotes the understanding of the benefits of fair trade certification for small producers and workers in the global South, and the benefits to consumers in the North. We work to encourage the use of fair trade certified products by individuals, schools, faith groups, and organizations throughout the province.
"We so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible."
Join us in Regina and Saskatoon for discussions with experts and local groups on the connections between agro-ecology, organic farming, migration, land-grabbing, and food sovereignty at home and around the world. Both events feature a portion on “Learning from Experts”, and “Taking Action in our Kitchen and Community”. Continue reading.
More than 20 million people in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought conditions or intensifying conflict. In order … Continue reading.
Registration opens June 1st for the 8th Annual Generating Momentum Youth Leadership Training Camp, Aug 24-27, 2017 at Camp Easter Seal, Manitou Beach, SK. Generating Momentum is a 4-day, retreat-style summer leadership … Continue reading.
When I was in elementary school, my family and I had a morning ritual. Waking up later than we should have, Mom frantically congregated me and my sister in her car, drove us to the 7 Eleven, and urged us to grab change from her wallet. We would each run in and buy a Schneider’s Lunchmate and a No-Name puffe… Continue reading.