Category Archives: Courses, Webinars & Conferences

2020 Fair Trade Conference Sessions Now Live

 ‌  ‌  ‌FAIR TRADE 101NEWS 2020 National Conference Session Recordings Now Live! Thank you to all who joined us online for our Virtual 2020 National Conference back in March. It was an engaging, insightful three days of panels, workshops and keynote speakers discussing how we can innovate for a just and sustainable future. A question that is more important […]

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Happy Earth Week from PLAN!

Hello, Earth Week! Earth Week is one of our favorite times of the year at PLAN. We often get the opportunity to speak at campuses and meet students face-to-face while seeing their awesome waste projects in person. This week looks a lot different than years past, but we still invite you to hang out with us virtually. Tomorrow, […]

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🌼 Celebrate Spring with VT Land Trust: virtual events, nature education, local food

Even in the midst of uncertainty, spring is arriving. Cardinals are singing, silver maples are blooming, wood frogs and peepers are calling, bluebirds are flitting around yards, and pussy willows are bursting out of their shiny buds. “What a comfort it is to be in nature, where spring is happening despite it all,” writes VLT’s Liz Thompson.  We’re […]

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Supporting Factory Workers & Celebrating Fashion

It’s Fashion Revolution Week, an annual campaign that honors the anniversary of the fatal Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in 2013. It’s also a time to celebrate fashion as a positive influence while also raising awareness of the injustices many factory workers around the world face and the importance of sustainable and ethical alternatives to […]

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Earth Month Special Event: Music and conversation on how the pandemic is reshaping our relationship with the earth

Peter Godart, MIT PhD candidate and past MIT Office of Sustainability Campus Sustainability Incubator Fund awardee is hosting an original, virtual event called “Space for Action” on April 25th at 7:00 pm. He describes the event as a collective reflection with music and conversation on how the pandemic is reshaping our relationship with the earth. This […]

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Fellowships & Events with Fair Trade Campaigns

We’re Hiring! 2020-21 Fellowship Application Now Open Our work would not be possible without the amazing team of Fair Trade Campaigns Fellows that lead our regional work around the country each year. Looking for a fun, part-time role working with passionate advocates, building leadership skills, community organizing experience and more? Consider joining our team as […]

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More “Zoom a Scientist” episodes with the Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Lake Champlain Committee We hope you’re healthy and finding ways to nurture yourself during these challenging times. We are looking forward to diving into the lake to refresh our spirits once temperatures warm and travel restrictions ease. In the meantime, we thought we’d share the expanded line up of “Zoom a Scientist” programs that our […]

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REV2020: Request for Presentations – Deadline: May 31

You are invited to submit an abstract for REV2020: the Renewable Energy Conference and Expo, being held in South Burlington, VT on October 13-14, 2020. This conference brings people together who are working to advance renewable energy, electricity, heating, and transportation solutions. Focusing on climate resilience, equitable access, and connectivity, participants always leave the conference with […]

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