Community Caravan

Written by Cafe Campesino on May 1, 2002 in Community Caravan, NEWSLETTER |

May 10: Southface Energy Institute’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable (SART): Tackling Atlanta’s Stormwater Woes with Green Solutions
Café Campesino attends the monthly (first Friday of every month, unless otherwise noted) SART as a Fair Trade representative promoting sustainable coffee agriculture and trade.
Next Roundtable: June 7th — TBA
To register on their Roundtable mailing list/e-mail list, visit:

May 17-18: Café Campesino will be supplying coffee for the 2002 Georgia Green Party Nominating Convention. The convention takes place on Friday, May 17th – Sunday, May 19th, at the Farmer’s Market in Macon.

May 21 – 23: Callaway Gardens— Greener Fields Forum
A coalition (ecological labelers from business and non-profit sectors) including Café Campesino, discussing guiding principles and common elements of successful eco-labeling. The Greener Fields Project was initiated to intensify the dialogue between eco-labeling initiatives, evaluate programs and policies that support these efforts and build further capacity and leadership in the sustainable agriculture labeling community. This forum emerged from a two-year research project: Greener Fields: Signposts for Successful Eco-labeling

June 6: 2nd Annual Global Exchange Human Rights Award Ceremony
Café Campesino is participating in a collaborative effort to supply 250 8oz. coffee bags for the 2nd Annual Global Exchange Human Rights Award Ceremony. This celebration of Global Exchange’s human rights work around the world shines a light on international activists as well as local Bay Area humanitarians. This year’s human rights award recipients are Mexican attorney, Digna Ochoa, and California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation director Claudia Smith. For more information, visit

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