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Fair Trade Items for Sale: Sunday February 28th

Posted by Monica Korinko on

FAIR TRADE FOR SALE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 28TH

 Regular coffee  (12 oz. sacks & 14 oz. cans)                         $6.40

Ethiopian:  Justin Underwood’s favorite

Bright Day Brew

Mind, Body, Soul:  Lynne Fitzgerald’s favorite

Love Buzz

 

Decaf coffee

Bountiful decaf 14 oz.can                                                            $8.50

Bountiful decaf coffee comes from the Las Colinas Co-op in El Salvador.  During a brutal civil war government land reform gave many poor Salvadorans their own land.  Without technical help or access to credit, most of those farmers went bankrupt.  But the farmers of Las Colinas co-op persevered.  They learned how to run a business and how to use new farming techniques.  Now 95 families farm collectively on land once owned by one wealthy plantation owner.  Everyone is paid the same wage per hour.

 

Peppermint tea                                                                             $2.75

 

Chocolate bars                                                                              $2.50

Dark chocolate from Ecuador, 65% cacao (Brandi Mahon’s favorite)

Dark chocolate with orange, 65% cacao (favorite of a great many)

Milk chocolate with hazelnut, 26% cacao (Deborah Core’s favorite)

Milk chocolate, 43% cacao

Dark chocolate hazelnut truffle, 41% cacao

Dark chocolate with almonds, 55% cacao

Dark chocolate with lemon, ginger, and black pepper, 55% cacao

Dark chocolate with ginger and orange, 70% cacao

Dark chocolate with mango and coconut, 70% cacao

 

Baking cocoa                                                                               $5.00

Wooden train handmade in India                                       $15.00            

 

Note:  Here are our supplier’s description of some of  the coffee roasts.

Medium roast offers the sweetest, brightest, most accurate flavor profile of the individual coffees. It reveals the coffee bean’s true characteristics.

In full city roast the sugars caramelize a little longer, offering new depth to the flavors without covering up acidity. We’re taming the tart and highlighting the sweet.

 

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