College to Host Fall Fair Trade Event

Release Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

 Chestnut Hill College will host a Fair Trade and Alternative Gift Giving event on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Music Corridor, first floor of St. Joseph's Hall, on the College campus at 9601 Germantown Avenue. This event, in its third year at Chestnut Hill, enables the public to learn about fair trade, and sample food and purchase a variety of fair trade goods.

There will be tables set up with goods from numerous fair trade organizations, including Infusion, One Village Coffee, tea and chocolate from local shop Tea Fairy, and gift items from Grace Garderner Market Day, St. Joseph’s Villa, Interfaith Hospitality Network, Handcrafting Justice, and Cecilian Center for Earth, Arts and Spirit, as well as cards from the Philippines and varieties of Divine Chocolate.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Marie Conn, Ph.D at 215.248.7044 or e-mail